[lltx] Fwd: [MacTeX] fontspec for LuaTeX

Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard mpg at elzevir.fr
Sun May 30 16:12:24 CEST 2010

Le 30/05/2010 16:02, Khaled Hosny a écrit :
> I think we should no longer ask people to run mkluatexfontdb
> script, luaotfload will take care of generating database.

Ok, good to know.

> Also, AFAIC, the script is the supposed to run from the same directory
> where luaotfload and alt_getopt reside, anything else is not tested.
This restriction obviously needs to be removed for production use. I think it
should work now, with the new lua search path in TL (so, with tomorrow's update
of tlpretest).

> No real multiuser support either, there is a --sys option but it does
> not work as advertised (i.e. it will index fonts that only accessible to
> the user running it), and I don't personally support it either.
So, maybe it's preferable to remove the option (and the corresponding items in
TL: postaction, tlmgr button...) and update the doc.

I think, however, that it's worth keeping the mkluatexfontdb executable in the
bin dir, so that the user can run it with options (eg, -v for debugging). Wdyt?

> That is my fault, I should have run it before uploading to CTAN.
I added a "check" target in the Makefile and made "ctan" depend on it (a good
habit for every package, if you want my opinion), so as to avoid future similar


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