[NTG-context] Malayalam shaping with mkiv/LuaTeX

Rajeesh K Nambiar rajeeshknambiar at gmail.com
Wed Jan 8 22:27:18 CET 2014


On Wed, Jan 8, 2014 at 9:36 PM, Hans Hagen <pragma at wxs.nl> wrote:
> On 1/8/2014 6:50 PM, Rajeesh K Nambiar wrote:
>>
>> On Mon, Jan 6, 2014 at 9:11 PM, Rajeesh K Nambiar
>> <rajeeshknambiar at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> On Mon, Jan 6, 2014 at 10:33 PM, Hans Hagen <pragma at wxs.nl> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> On 1/4/2014 10:36 PM, Rajeesh K Nambiar wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Hello, especially Hans and Kai,
>>>>>
>>>>> I have succeeded to an extent in adding Malayalam shaping to the
>>>>> existing Devanagari shaping. Being a complete novice in Lua and mkiv,
>>>>> I'm at a point where your expertise is needed to proceed further.
>>>>> Please find the attached patch, test case listed below and expected
>>>>> rendering for comparison. Additionally needed to support:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> in next beta (some a bit different)
>>>
>>>
>>> Thank you very much for incorporating it!
>>>
>>> Just hit this with latest beta (same test case as before):
>>>
>>> error: .../context/tex/texmf-context/tex/context/base/font-odv.lua:1603:
>>> attempt to call global 'setfield' (a nil value)
>>>
>>
>> As of yesterday's beta, I get the following error:
>> font-odv.lua:879: attempt to index local 'start' (a number value)
>>
>> Probably you're still updating things, am I testing prematurely?
>
>
> it more looks liek some mixup of files at your end (there is no 'start' in
> that line)
>

Hi Hans,

I just did a clean install of beta to be sure and the issue persists.
Indeed there is no 'start' at line 879 in my system as well. I tried
on two different systems (both are 32 bit Linux). Are you able to
compile the test file?

>
> Hans
>

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Regards,
Rajeesh


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