[lltx] directlua

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Mon May 10 19:51:40 CEST 2010

On Mon, May 10, 2010 at 08:40:24PM +0300, Elie Roux wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm changing the code in luamplib, and I'm loading only
> luatexbase-modutils. The problem is that now I don't have the
> mapping directlua -> luadirect. This mapping was done when there was
> quite a madness about prefixing everything, but now things seem to
> calm down... so should we keep directlua or should we use luadirect?
> If we must use luadirect, then it would make sense to have a
> luatexbase.sty that does it, for packages to load it and
> automatically have things working... requiring all packages to load
> luatexbase-compat seems a bit weird (especially the name).

I'd say let luadirect die and use directlua for new/updated code as,
IIRC, this part of luatex is now stabilized. If compatibility with very
old luatex versions is needed, one can then load luatexbase-compat.


 Khaled Hosny
 Arabic localiser and member of Arabeyes.org team
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