[luatex] otf fonts (ligatures, cache, etc.)

Yue Wang yuleopen at gmail.com
Thu Apr 9 06:48:32 CEST 2009

Hi, Karl:

On Thu, Apr 9, 2009 at 7:01 AM, Karl Berry <karl at freefriends.org> wrote:
>    In context there is a file call mtxrun.lua which can generate a list
>    of fonts in the system folder.
> The ideal is to be able to specify a system font without having to
> invoke anything beforehand.  That is what XeTeX supports, as I
> understand it.

XeTeX treat fonts in texmf (through kpse) and system font directory
(through fontconfig) differently.
while in LuaTeX there are no such difference (all font names/file
locations/types are cached into a lua table, similar to kpse).

Yue Wang

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