[luatex] [dev-context] Luatex 0.78.0 announcement

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Wed Jan 1 11:43:07 CET 2014

On 12/31/2013 8:26 PM, Taco hoekwater wrote:
> Hi,
>> Op 31 dec. 2013 om 20:17 heeft Mojca Miklavec <mojca.miklavec.lists at gmail.com> het volgende geschreven:
>> Taco,
>> when building luatex I stumbled upon the attached problem. Do you have
>> any clue what I should check?
>> Metapost compiles just fine natively, but when cross-compiling, it
>> seems that it fails for some reason I don't understand.
>> Please let me know what I should check (last time I tried the whole TL
>> compiled fine, but I haven't checked for a while already).
> The cross-compiler is trying to build its own ctangle, which fails because ctangleboot in the build tree cannot find texmf.cnf. But, Afaik, it should not even try to build ctangle. Configure is supposed to check whether there is a working ctangle exe in PATH already. At least, that is what I remember.  But I cannot actually test anything on the ipad right now.

actually it does need the tangle related bins which is why they are 
provided too (we did lots of tests and crosscompiling 32/64 bit should 
work on linux as well as under msys but different command line switched 
are needed; the compilation under msys is dead slow due to inefficient 

> (It could also be a timestamp problem, but I thought we had all of those fixed a few years back)


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