[luatex] compiling luatex on windows

Peter Rolf indiego at gmx.net
Sun Aug 2 17:23:44 CEST 2009

Patrick Gundlach schrieb:
> Thanks Taco and Peter,
> I will try it out in the next days and I will report back. I need to 
> install windows first :). --parallel is not important, so I start with 
> the single task make.
Installing Windows is the hardest part. I once had to remove 6 of my 8Gb 
memory to install Vista64 SP1 (fixed now in SP2). A 64-bit OS that can't 
be installed on systems with 4Gb or more. What a bad joke...

> Oh, by the way: for compiling luatex: is any windows preferred? I 
> would start with vista 32 bit and see what happens.
I've tried on XP32 and Vista64 and on both OS compilation was successful.

Have fun,  Peter

> Again, thanks for your responses.
> Patrick

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