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

Evan Cooch evan.cooch at gmail.com
Sun Jun 30 02:10:18 CEST 2013

Ah, didn't know that (I suspect its not common knowledge).

> The manual describes quite extensively what each file does and
> how it is supposed to be used.

I suppose this is a polite nudge to RTFM.  Point taken.

>>> Not a luaotfload thing, as I wrote previously, this could be a
>>> buggy font. Does it terminate correctly if you run:
>>>      luaotfload-tool --update --force --verbose=5 --dry-run
>>> ?
>> No -- with or without the --dry-run flag, it terminates. The
>> termination always occurs after it has started scanning my working
>> directory (which happens to be the Desktop for my account, which
>> again is an admin account).
> Please try the attached patch for luaotfload.

OK - if you tell me what to do with the patch. If this was a Linux 
machine, I know how to apply patches. This is a Windows machine - do I 
need to run something, or simply copy and paste from the patch into 
something else?


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