[lltx] kpse and texlua

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Sat May 15 22:26:54 CEST 2010

On Sat, May 15, 2010 at 11:17:45PM +0300, Elie Roux wrote:
> Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard a écrit :
> > Thinking of it, I'm not sure if a "vanilla" luatex binary can work with a
> > Debian-ised TeX Live, since the relative path are not at all the
> same. Can you
> > test with the Debian-provided binary?
> >
> > I'm very surprised that loading luatexbase.loader seems to solve
> the problem. In
> > theory, it's essentially useless with luatex 0.60.x (once kpse is
> initialised).
> Here is the result with a debian luatex (exactly the same as with
> the latest trunk built on my own):
> eroux at norgz-laptop:~/lualatex/luaotfload$ texlua mkluatexfontdb.lua
> mkluatexfontdb.lua:13: module 'lualibs' not found:
>    no field package.preload['lualibs']
>    [kpse lua searcher] file not found: 'lualibs'
>    [kpse C searcher] file not found: 'lualibs'

Could you try with kpse debug turned on, e.g.:
$ texlua --kpathsea-debug=1 mkluatexfontdb.lua

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

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