[lltx] Can luatex auto-run mkluatexfontdb ?

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Wed May 19 00:20:32 CEST 2010

On Tue, May 18, 2010 at 05:53:59PM +0200, Arthur Reutenauer wrote:
> > An alternative is to write a binary lua module that interfaces with
> > system API's (it can be even abstract both Apple and FC API, and
> > whatever MS provides), but someone have to write it first :)
>   The idea struck me, too, but as you put it, someone has to write it
> first; and even then, it would make distribution far more complicated :-)

Another option is to find Apple font configuration files (which are
likely to be some sort of XML) and try to parse it directly, and the
same for FC, but we still need an XML library (but this can be easier
since context has one ;).


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

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