[luatex] Assigning non-existent fontdimens is broken

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Mon Apr 5 16:46:11 CEST 2010

Khaled Hosny wrote:
> 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.

This matches TeX82's behavior.

Best wishes,

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