[lltx] location of font cache /fontspec and microtype

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Thu Jun 24 20:08:05 CEST 2010

On Thu, Jun 24, 2010 at 10:34:03AM +0200, Ulrike Fischer wrote:
> Am Thu, 24 Jun 2010 10:12:26 +0200 schrieb Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard:
> > Le 24/06/2010 09:56, Ulrike Fischer a écrit :
> >> I suggest also that you mention in the documentation *how* a lua
> >> script like mkluatexfontdb.lua can be run. E.g. on windows I had to
> >> use "texlua mkluatexfontdb.lua" which is not something a new
> >> lua(la)tex user can guess easily. 
> > FYI, in TeX Live you can run mkluatexfontdb like any other command. But I agree
> > that documentation for other systems never hurt, though in practice TL is the
> > only distro shipping luatex atm.
> Bingo. I hadn't seen this, there is a mkluatexfontdb.exe in the bin
> folder of the w32tex package. I hadn't expected that because the
> documentation says you should run the *script*. An .exe is not a
> script for me. So I would suggest to write something like this:
> To update the database manually, run the script
> mkluatexfontdb.lua that is included in this package either by
> calling the wrapper application mkluatexfontdb.exe or with
> "texlua.exe mkluatexfontdb.lua"

OK, I rewrote the font database section a bit to make it clear that the
font database will be auto-generated without manually running
mkluatexfontdb, and added the above paragraph as a footnote.

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

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