[luatex] external modules from the (Linux) distro

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Fri Aug 12 08:50:26 CEST 2011

On Aug 11, 2011, at 11:45 PM, Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard wrote:

> On a related note, I just ran some tests with kpse initialised and observed that
> the kpse loader completely overrides the standard loader. It is obviously doable
> (and easy) to reimplement the standard package.path-based searcher in Lua and
> insert it in the package.loaders table, but it's a pity since this loader
> already exists in LuaTeX.
> In other words, unless I'm mistaken the current logic for package.loaders[2] is
> the following:
> if (kpse not initialised)
> 	/* use standard loader and return */
> /* try using kpse and return */

Yes, pretty much. You proposal sounds useful, so I've assigned it to myself:


Best wishes,

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