[luatex] Assigning non-existent fontdimens is broken

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Mon Apr 5 16:33:49 CEST 2010

On Mon, Apr 05, 2010 at 12:19:48PM +0200, Taco Hoekwater wrote:
> Khaled Hosny wrote:
> >Assigning non-existent fontdimens always raises " Font \ff has only XX
> >fontdimen parameters" error, though the assignment is just after
> >defining the font.
> >
> >The following raises error with luatex, but OK with tex and pdftex:
> >
> >\font\ff=ec-lmr10
> >\fontdimen46\ff=10pt
> >\the\fontdimen46\ff
> >\bye
> Fixed in the repository in branches/0.60.x/

But now luatex doesn't complain when one attempts to access a non
defined fontdimen, it just returns a zero value.


 Khaled Hosny
 Arabic localiser and member of Arabeyes.org team
 Free font developer

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