[lltx] directlua

Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard mpg at elzevir.fr
Mon May 10 19:56:02 CEST 2010

Le 10/05/2010 19:51, Khaled Hosny a écrit :
> 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.
I agree with Khaled.

luatexbase-compat is only needed for compatibility with older versions of LuaTeX
(like, earlier than TL09 on this point).


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