[lltx] luaotfload and virtual lua-fonts
khaledhosny at eglug.org
Thu Mar 10 18:10:30 CET 2011
On Thu, Mar 10, 2011 at 05:58:01PM +0100, Ulrike Fischer wrote:
> The newest font loader code of context contains code to load a
> virtual font whose definition is stored in a lua file.
> The code exist also in the luaotfload version from the unstable
> branch. So with the unstable version this here works fine:
> \font\mine=luatex-fonts-demo-vf-1-cur.lua at 12pt
> abc \lipsum
> (luatex-fonts-demo-vf-1-cur.lua is a variant of
> luatex-fonts-demo-vf-1.lua which can be found in the context
> minimal. I only changed the names of the fonts used by the example)
> My concern is about the location of this "virtual lua-fonts".
> Currently one has to store the lua-files in folders in the normal
> lua-search pathes, e.g. in tex\latex\... But I would find it more
> cleaner if one could store them in a path in "fonts", e.g.
> fonts/vflua. Is this somehow possible?
luaotfload uses kpathea to locate files (the embedded kpse library not
the standalone utilities of course), so if kpse can find it we should.
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