[NTG-context] luatex or luajittex?

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Mon Jan 6 22:38:45 CET 2014


On 1/6/2014 9:29 PM, Pablo Rodriguez wrote:
> Dear list,
>
> first of all, best wishes to all for the new year 2014.
>
> I have just updated the ConTeXt Suite and I discovered that the latest
> luatex version is newer than the luajittex version (0.78.0 vs. 0.77.0).
>
> Which one is preferable: luatex or luajittex?

both should work although at some point we will move on to > 0.77 
specific functionality

there will be a luajittex 0.78.1 soon (there is already a binary for 
windows, as Akira always provides the latest greatest)

(and as usual the jit version is some 20% faster due to the faster Lua vm)

Hans

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