[luatex] Using a Lua C .so module with LuaLaTeX

Deepak Jois deepak.jois at gmail.com
Tue Nov 17 15:23:34 CET 2015

On Tue, Nov 17, 2015 at 5:44 PM, Mojca Miklavec
<mojca.miklavec.lists at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 17, 2015 at 12:48 PM, luigi scarso wrote:
>>> Luigi, what exactly does the following chunk of code do in build.sh?
>>> if [ "$STRIP_LUATEX" = "FALSE" ]
>>> then
>>>     export CFLAGS
>>>     export CXXFLAGS
>>> fi
>> uh.. it's there from beta-0.72.0.. I don't remember.
>> Could be a leftover from the --debug switch, probably not all the code taken
>> the -g switches correctly at that time.
>> We will  remove for TL 2016, if the case.
> My question is: can you explain the difference?
> I'm unable to understand what is different when you call that export
> and when you don't. Because the --nostrip binaries are 50% bigger even
> after I run strip manually and this seems like the only place one
> could blame for the difference.

I commented out the lines of code above, did a --nostrip build and
then stripped the binaries manually. The file size after stripping is
now 8632136. Clearly, those lines seem to make some sort of


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