[luatex] luaotfload problems on windows (TL + Miktex)

Ulrike Fischer luatex at nililand.de
Sun Jul 14 16:04:38 CEST 2013

Am Sun, 14 Jul 2013 15:10:30 +0200 schrieb Philipp Gesang:

>> The different messages are caused by an option:
>> luaotfload-tool --alias=luaotfload-tool --help : new message
>> luaotfload-tool --alias=mkluatexfontdb --help  : old message
>> Philipp: should I make a bug report so that miktex changes the
>> luaotfload-tool call? 
> I finally got around to install the Win32 version of Texlive
> through Wine. In the cmd shell, luaotfload-tool --help correctly
> displays the long message while mkluatexfontdb --help gives the
> compatibility one. The cache paths are resolved correctly as
> well, so there’s nothing wrong with the script as such, and
> forcing the “--alias” should be unnecessary.
> So, yes, if you run luaotfload-tool --help and don’t get the
> complete message, then this needs fixing on the Miktex side. The
> script only accepts “mkluatexfontdb” as an alias so we don’t
> break existing scripts.

Ok, I will make a miktex bugreport and suggest that

luaotfload-tool.exe =
luaotfload-tool --alias=luaotfload-tool 

mkluatexfontdb.exe =
luaotfload-tool --alias=mkluatexfontdb 

Ulrike Fischer 

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