[luatex] Undefined control sequence: message length/truncation

Joseph Wright joseph.wright at morningstar2.co.uk
Mon May 26 10:53:37 CEST 2014

Hello all,

With the minimal test


pdfTeX and LuaTeX give

! Undefined control sequence.
<argument> \foo


with the "123" starts at column 16, whereas LuaTeX gives

<argument> \foo


with the "123" starting at column 5. I'm not sure why this is:
deliberate or not.

Notice that as well as being out in position, LuaTeX truncates with no
"..." so it's not clear that this has happened: again, is this deliberate?

P.S. Thanks for feedback on other issues.
Joseph Wright

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