[luatex] File I/O.

luigi scarso luigi.scarso at gmail.com
Fri Jul 30 22:42:51 CEST 2010

On Fri, Jul 30, 2010 at 10:36 PM, Paul Isambert <zappathustra at free.fr> wrote:
> Hello all,
> I'm sure I must have missed something in the manual. I'm totally unable to find
> a way to say something like \write5{whatever} in a lua way. The texio.write
> function writes only to the terminal or log, and my attempts at hooking lua
> functions such as <file>:write() with <file> defined in a find_write_file
> callback are unsuccessful, since it works iff I don't also write to the file
> with TeX's \write.
> So, to produce an intelligible question: how do you write to an external file
> with in \directlua, or what is the lua equivalent of \write?
fd = io.open("mfyfile","wb")



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