[lltx] luaotfload-database.lua

Ulrike Fischer news3 at nililand.de
Tue May 28 16:23:31 CEST 2013

Am Mon, 27 May 2013 23:57:43 +0200 schrieb Philipp Gesang:

> Hi Ulrike!

>> - it should be configurable which location is prefered (comparable
>> to the "dvipspreferoutline" of updmap)
> Now: luaotfload-tool --prefer-texmf.
>>                                        - if possible also on a font
>> basis so that one can override the general decision for specific
>> fonts. 
> Don’t absolute paths cover that?

Completly hard coded pathes would be imho not really sensible: I
e.g. have tex systems on 3 PC's. But one could naturally use kpse to
get the texmf-path and so keep the documents more or less portable. 

But I was more thinking about a way to handle the configuration more
centralized. I have e.g. currently miktex, TL12 and TL13. All three
tex-systems have access to the same local texmf-tree where I have
stored some local fonts, blacklists for luaotfload etc. I think it
would be useful to have there some configuration file, where I could
put instructions like "if libertine is in the texmf-tree then use

Ulrike Fischer 

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