[luatex] Building LuaTeX.

luigi scarso luigi.scarso at gmail.com
Mon Sep 27 15:09:13 CEST 2010

On Mon, Sep 27, 2010 at 2:37 PM, Paweł Jackowski
<P.Jackowski at gust.org.pl> wrote:
> Hello,
>> On Sat, Sep 25, 2010 at 7:43 PM, Paul Isambert <zappathustra at free.fr> >
>> wrote:
>>> I've been trying all day to build LuaTeX from the sources on my new
>>> computer
>>> with no success.
>>> I'm using Msys (with MinGW) under Windows 7, and the build ends with:
> [...]
> Hmm.. You have no success, Luigi has half success (does not work on generic
> shell) and I'm the lucky one with no problems. Today I've made yet another
> test on clean machine with win7 64bit. Here is what I do:
> install mingw; link to fresh installer is on
>        http://www.mingw.org/wiki/Getting_Started
> install msys
>        http://downloads.sourceforge.net/mingw/MSYS-1.0.11.exe
> I install both things into the same tree C:\Gnu and add C:\Gnu\bin to PATH.
> Then I go into luatex sources root and hit
>        sh build.sh
> No changes to that script, no patches to sources. The output luatex
> executable just works for me under both cmd and msys shell. What we do
> different?
Hm, could be that you have C:\Gnu\bin in the  PATH while I haven't it.
Once I added it works too under cmd and shell too.
I will check that my patch for build.sh is useless.


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