[luatex] mkluatexfontdb devours memory
Philipp.Gesang at alumni.uni-heidelberg.de
Sat May 11 15:51:08 CEST 2013
···<date: 2013-05-11, Saturday>···<from: Arno Trautmann>···
> Élie Roux wrote:
> > >
> >>I'll happily do this, but unfortunately I don't even know what you are
> >>talking about …
> >>So far I've never built luatex from source, I don't know what dbg is and
> >>I've never heard of valgrind … is this something that can be done by a
> >>few lines of input that you can offer me or do I have to dig into
> >>building luatex? (If so, I'll try to, but it may take some time …)
> >It's not simple, but it's not complex neither:
> >First install some packages:
> >sudo aptitude install build-essential autopoint subversion gdb valgrind
> >I don't think some are missing, but it's not easy to test...
> >svn co https://foundry.supelec.fr/svn/luatex/trunk
> >cd trunk
> >./build.sh --debug --make
> >Here it might output errors, if it does it means you should install more
> >packages, please tell me the errors if there are some.
> Surprisingly, this worked on my totally broken Arch Linux so far … I
> get no error messages, seems to be fine.
> >sudo cp /usr/bin/luatex /usr/bin/luatex-old
> >sudo cp build/texk/web2c/luatex /usr/bin/luatex
> >fmtutil --byengine luatex
> But this does not work, the .ini files are not found:
>  arno at tiger> fmtutil --byengine luatex
> fmtutil: running `luatex -ini -jobname=dvilualatex
> -progname=dvilualatex dvilualatex.ini' ...
> This is LuaTeX, Version beta-0.77.0-2013051112 (rev 4635) (INITEX)
> ! I can't find file `dvilualatex.ini'.
> <*> dvilualatex.ini
> Please type another input file name:
> ! Emergency stop.
> <*> dvilualatex.ini
> This comes for all luatex-based formats. The .ini files and bins are
> located at
> Is this a problem? Everything is owned by arno, not by root. Calling
> luatex reports v0.77, so it is found correctly.
> Not related to the original problem, but something definitely is
> wrong here …
Confirmed. I have the same problem with svn revision 4635 on x64
Arch. The TL binary is revision 4627, maybe do a debug build of
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