[luatex] [MiKTeX] Calling texlua from texlua, with a space in the tex binary path

Siep Kroonenberg siepo at cybercomm.nl
Mon Nov 3 12:10:04 CET 2014

On Mon, Nov 03, 2014 at 07:50:29PM +0900, Akira Kakuto wrote:
> Dear Siep Kroonenberg,
> >Note that under TL/w32 os.getenv returns the parent path. Maybe
> >this should be considered a bug, although the modified path is
> >visible to child processes.
> I don't know details, and I didn't change original code for os.setenv and os.getenv.
> Please see:
> http://tug.org/pipermail/luatex/2013-August/004572.html
> http://tug.org/pipermail/luatex/2013-August/004573.html

So this has been observed before. As I already mentioned, MiKTeX does
return the value set by setenv. So does Linux, as I just tested.

Siep Kroonenberg

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