[lltx] endless loop

Ulrike Fischer news3 at nililand.de
Thu Feb 17 14:12:46 CET 2011

Am Thu, 17 Feb 2011 13:53:36 +0200 schrieb Khaled Hosny:

>>> I wounder why everyone is encountering it just now (this is like
>>> the fifth report) though the bug have been there for ages.

>> The bug happens only when there is no name database at all, so it doesn't happen
>> if you used a previous version of luaotfload. It happens only on new
>> installations and when you remove all cache files.

> I know, it is just interesting how many people run into this just now
> though it have been laying there for months.

The example of Patrick suggests that he tried to investigate a
problem involving feature files (mentioned first on
tex.stackexchange and now also on luatex.user-list). You must delete
the temp-file when you change the fea-file. Perhaps he deleted the
cache too. 

Ulrike Fischer 

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