[luatex] [MiKTeX] detailed 'diagnostic' of MikTeX/Lua*/fontspec issues

Evan Cooch evan.cooch at gmail.com
Mon Jul 1 15:10:04 CEST 2013

On 7/1/2013 6:14 AM, Ulrike Fischer wrote:
> Am Sun, 30 Jun 2013 12:40:00 -0400 schrieb Evan Cooch:
>>> And there are many other possible causes like e.g. a bug in the
>>> luaotfload code. Do you really think randomly trying out more and
>>> more installation variants is a sensible way to find you what's
>>> going on?
>> So, I can either assume a problem in the code, or a strange install
>> sequence.  You prefer the former, I assume the latter.
> No. I didn't have any preference regarding the source or the
> solution of your problem. But when I see thousands of possible
> routes I don't start running and explore them one by one in the hope
> that one of them will lead me to my goal. I try to gather
> informations which allow me to reduce the number of possibles
> routes. I don't try to repair something immediatly, I try to
> understand the problem by running debug tools and doing simple tests
> - like changing the folder.

Fair enough - but changing the folder is not something that would have 
occurred to me.

Regardless - that worked!

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