# [lltx] Fail to compile documents with lualatex

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Thu Jun 10 12:24:55 CEST 2010

On Thu, Jun 10, 2010 at 11:03:31AM +0100, Yan Zhou wrote:
> Sorry for forget to attach a test file.
> Below is a minimal test file.
>
> \documentclass{book}
>
> \title{foo}
> \author{foo}
>
> \begin{document}
> \maketitle
> \end{document}
>
> Later I found that the problem seems to be related to the file name. While the file name contains space, lualatex fails, otherwise it performs good. eg, with the minimal test file as above, if I name the finale "a b.tex", in terminal, The following is produced

This sounds like a luatex (engine) bug, so please report this to luatex
developers. Anyway, it is always safer not to use spaces in file names.

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Khaled Hosny
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