[luatex] latest 'fixes' don't fix....again.

Philipp Gesang Philipp.Gesang at alumni.uni-heidelberg.de
Fri May 10 18:15:51 CEST 2013

···<Datum: Friday, 10. May 2013>···<Von: Ulrike Fischer>···

> Am Fri, 10 May 2013 09:13:59 +0200 schrieb Ulrike Fischer:
> >> I will subscribe to this list (yet another) and will try my best to hold 
> >> back pre-release stuff in the future.
> > On lualatex.devel Philipp Gesang just mentioned that probably the
> > binary is simply to old for all the changes:
> I made some tests this afternoon. I pulled from the various github
> sites lualibs, luatexbase, luaotfload, fontspec. After blacklisting
> some fonts I could create a fontname database with texlua
> luaotfload-tool.lua. 
> But using the fonts failed: At first luaoftload-database use load()
> where older lua-versions need loadstring(). And if I correct this
> problem I get messages about "invalid field id 9". 

That indicates an outdated luatex. Depending on what you do you
get the same error with e.g. the binary from TL 2012.

> On the whole I would say that the current state of luaotfload & co
> is unsuitable for the miktex binary. So miktex should either update
> the binary or revert to some older version of all this packages. 

Are there packages that don’t work with current Luatex?


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