[luatex] can't run fontspec yet under TeXLive2013 (pre-release)

Élie Roux elie.roux at telecom-bretagne.eu
Sat Apr 20 17:01:41 CEST 2013

On 20/04/2013 16:38, Mico Loretan wrote:
> Many thanks to everyone involved in coming up with and posting the
> recent updates and improvements to luaotfload.sty and luatexbase.sty.
> (About my system: I'm running a fully updated version of MacTeX2013,
> OS: MacOS X 10.7.5.) Probably unsurprisingly to some, there's still
> more work to do in order to get TeXLive ready for the masses. For
> instance, a LaTeX user who wants to use the fontspec package won't
> get very far as of now. To wit, the following MWE
> (/usr/local/texlive/2013/texmf-dist/scripts/oberdiek/oberdiek.luatex.lua)
 >! LuaTeX error ...ive/2013/texmf-dist/scripts/oberdiek
 > /oberdiek.luatex.lua:55: b
> ad argument #1 to 'insert' (table expected, got nil)
> [...]
> Put differently, LaTeX doesn't even make it to the \begin{document}
> instruction. :-(

Dear Mirco,

You can use the two attached files in order to test. oberdiek.luatex.lua 
is an official version, pdftexcmds is adapted by me. These two files 
should indeed be updated for TeXLive 2013, I hope they will be...

Thank you,
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