[NTG-context] luaotfload

Herbert Voss Herbert.Voss at fu-berlin.de
Fri Apr 12 15:17:46 CEST 2019


Hello all,

If I run the following document on a 8 GByte RAM Linux machine.
It takes more than 30 minutes until luaotfload has build
the cache for Sparks-Dotline-Medium.otf. If I run another
Program in the background that it never ends (too less memory).
On my Mac the first run with context (upcoming TL2019) needs 9.5 Gbyte
memory and nearly 100% CPU load to scan the Sparks-Dotline font.
This one is, of course, 400 kB big, but why do we need
more than 8 GByte Ram??

The font files are here:

http://tug.org/~hvoss/Sparks-Bar-Medium.otf
http://tug.org/~hvoss/Sparks-Dotline-Medium.otf

-rw-r--r-- 1 voss voss  34412 Apr 11 18:54 Sparks-Bar-Medium.otf
-rw-r--r-- 1 voss voss 403776 Apr 11 18:54 Sparks-Dotline-Medium.otf




\definefont[sparkBarMedium][file:Sparks-Bar-Medium.otf:mode=node;+calt]
\definefont[sparkDotlineMedium][file:Sparks-Dotline-Medium.otf:mode=node;+calt]

\starttext
Text 
{\sparkBarMedium{14,95,68,9,19,41,91,1,81,97,79,45,96,76,17,65,8,92}} Text

Text 
{\sparkDotlineMedium{14,95,68,9,19,41,91,1,81,97,79,45,96,76,17,65,8,92}} 
Text
\stoptext


Herbert


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