[luatex] lua scripts

T T t34www at googlemail.com
Thu Apr 21 15:22:35 CEST 2011

On 21 April 2011 03:33, Bob Tennent <rdt at cs.queensu.ca> wrote:
> Will this batch script work on non-MikTeX Windows, such as TeXLive? I

It will.  I tried also on MikTeX 2.7 and it works there too, so
chances are it will also work on older versions.

> know that MikTeX and TeXLive will wrap lua scripts in their packages.
> But a package at CTAN might be installed "privately" and so I think a
> generic wrapper script has to be provided for Windows users (who can't
> use the #! trick).

In that case I would first check the current directory for the script
and then search with kpsewhich.  I would suggest something like this:

  @set script=
  @if exist "%~dpn0.lua" set script="%~dpn0.lua"
  @if not defined script for /f "delims=" %%I in ('kpsewhich
--format=texmfscripts %~n0.tlu') do @set script="%%I"
  @if not defined script goto :scriptnotfound
  @texlua %script% %*
  @goto :eof
  @echo script not found: %~n0.lua 1>&2
  @exit /b 1



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