[lltx] luaotfload update

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Thu Oct 6 16:57:04 CEST 2011

On Thu, Oct 06, 2011 at 04:47:29PM +0200, Ulrike Fischer wrote:
> Am Thu, 6 Oct 2011 16:11:03 +0200 schrieb Khaled Hosny:
> >>> But now lualatex hangs. 
> >>> ! LuaTeX error
> >>> ...tex/khaledhosny-luaotfload-226aa58/otfl-font-map.lua:188: att
> >>> empt to index local 'unicodevector' (a nil value).
> >>> <to be read again>
> >> 
> >> Well I found the error: the missing table it defined in
> >> otfl-font-enc.lua by loading font-age.lua. This file is not in
> >> luaotfload. When I copied the file from the context (without
> >> renaming it!) luaotfload worked again. I guess you have an
> >> font-age.lua from your (working) context.
> > 
> > Right, it was using the file from TeXlive, should I include a copy of
> > that file? (I don't want to patch otfl-fonts-enc.lua, so font-age.lua
> > won't be renamed).
> Well it is needed so users without context must have a chance to get
> it. At least there should be a test and a warning if the file is
> missing - I doubt that many miktex or texlive users would know what
> to do when suddenly confronted with a lua prompt - I do have quite
> good nerves but got a bit shocked nevertheless :-). 
> I know that two versions of a file at different locations could be
> problematic, but as the file in question is only a sort of database
> and each format will find its version first I don't think that there
> is much danger.  

That is convincing, I included a cop of it.


 Khaled Hosny

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