[luatex] luaotfload | Updating the font names database:.../2010/texmf-dist/tex/luatex/lualibs/lualibs-file.lua:75: stack overflow

Philipp Stephani st_philipp at yahoo.de
Mon Feb 28 18:39:20 CET 2011

Am 28.02.2011 um 14:48 schrieb Khaled Hosny:

> On Sun, Feb 27, 2011 at 10:21:34PM +0100, Peter Dyballa wrote:
>>> You can set OSFONTDIR to control what system font directories are
>>> active
>>> or not,
>> This would make it necessary to organise the duplicate fonts
>> differently. The OS' font service sets markers in its table of known
>> fonts, so their place in the file system plays no role. (Maybe
>> LuaTeX can learn from BeOS/NeXTSTEP a bit as well...)
> This is not going to happen (see Taco's reply, which is nothing new as
> it has been stated in several occasions), but a possible compromise is
> for someone writing an independent command line tool that can interact
> with Apple APIs and return a list of system fonts (all what we need is
> absolute file paths) and luaotfload on mac would use it.

Done, see https://github.com/phst/ListFonts

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