[lltx] luaotfload cache file location

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Mon Apr 26 16:42:58 CEST 2010

On Sun, Apr 25, 2010 at 12:41:45PM +0200, Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard wrote:
> Hi,
> I just realise I didn't reply yet. Sorry for the delay.
> Le 11/04/2010 00:21, Khaled Hosny a écrit :
> >>TEXMVAR/luatex-cache/latex/names
> >>
> >>I don't understand why "latex", since luaotfload is a generic package. Also, I
> >>feel like the "names" component is vague and doesn't add any information.
> >
> >It doesn't need to make sense, the path is used internally and should
> >not concern the user (as they weren't concerned about the path of cached
> >PK fonts), but your both points are valid and a better suggestion is
> >welcomed (we used 'latex' as opposed to 'context', and plain 'names'
> >because I was thinking it is a font only cache, so it wasn't ambiguous.)
> >
> You're right, the name is internal. However, making more sense
> couldn't hurt IMO. I'd suggest
> TEXMVAR/luatex/generic/luaotfload/
> following the standard TDS layout: program/type/package.

If no one is objecting, I'm OK with it.


 Khaled Hosny
 Arabic localiser and member of Arabeyes.org team
 Free font developer

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