[luatex] Help with kpse_init=false needed

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Tue Jun 23 09:29:37 CEST 2009

Patrick Gundlach wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am playing with luatex and I don't get texconfig.kpse_init=false to
> work. The idea is to write my own file searching mechanism.
> What I have tried (with plain tex format as the base):
> $ luatex sample.tex
> works ok
> $ luatex --lua=ini.lua sample.tex
> gives me:
> ------
> ~/tmp/example$ luatex --lua ini.lua sample.tex
> This is LuaTeX, Version beta-0.41.0-2009062220 (Web2C 2009)
> hello from find_format_file
> /Users/patrick/tmp/example/luatex.fmt
> hello from find_read_file, id_number is 0
> ../../../source/texk/kpathsea/variable.c:35: failed assertion `kpse->program_name'
> /Users/patrick/tmp/example/sample.texAbort trap

> -- all other find_..._file callbacks are omitted here in the mail

It could be the DVI "output_comment" feature, but I won't know for
sure unless you send me the lua file to try it myself.

Best wishes,

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