[NTG-context] Setup for appendices: a bunch of questions

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Fri Feb 6 09:50:39 CET 2015


On 2/6/2015 9:37 AM, Alan BRASLAU wrote:
> On Fri, 6 Feb 2015 09:20:41 +0100
> Mojca Miklavec <mojca.miklavec.lists at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>>   luatex was stuck in the middle of
>> compiling. I used Ctrl+C to break the compilation, but there was a
>> ghost process still there.
>
> I noticed that Taco always uses SIGQUIT (ctrl+\) rather than SIGINT
> (ctrl+c) with luatex. SIGQUIT usually results in a core dump but does
> not leave a ghost process.
>
> Perhaps Luigi (or Taco) can explain why luatex does not handle SIGINT
> as we might expect?

on windows one can also end up with an aborted ghost process but not 
always so it probably has to to do with the place where luatex is 
aborted or crashes (if one aborts a tex loop it's often ok, but in 
something lua it can be worse)

Hans

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