[luatex] problem with a .pk file

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Wed Jan 6 16:21:20 CET 2010

Élie Roux wrote:
> Hello,
> this plain TeX minimal example shows different output when compiled
> with pdfTeX and LuaTeX (0.50):
> \font\toto=frca10 at 10pt\toto
> ligature
> \bye
> the frca10 comes from the package frcursive
> (http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/fonts/frcursive/), present in TeX
> Live 2009. The pdf contains ligat when compiled with LuaTeX and
> ligature when compiled with pdfTeX. Is it a problem in the .tfm/.pk
> file or is it a bug in LuaTeX?

Something is wrong in luatex: the routine that inserts the
discretionaries has a problem with the massive amount of ligatures
in the frca10 font. I will add a tracker item, but it may take a
while to fix this.

Best wishes,

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