[luatex] Debugging the error 'Expected a string for (S), not: nil'

luigi scarso luigi.scarso at gmail.com
Mon Nov 23 00:37:05 CET 2015

On Sun, Nov 22, 2015 at 9:44 PM, Patrick Gundlach <patrick at gundla.ch> wrote:

> I am getting closer, but I don't know how to fix it:
> Expected a string for (S), not: nil
> is written to the terminal when "pdftex.map" is searched for with the
> find_map_file callback. Since I don't have a map file, I return nil (the
> documentation tells me: »You have to return nil if the file cannot be
> found.«)
> When I create an empty file 'pdftex.map', everything is fine, but I am not
> too keen to provide empty files to the user.
hm could be, but I'm not able to reproduce the error ...

> Patrick
> (BTW: all LuaTeX 0.85 / Mac OS X 10.11.1)

ah... does the binary load the shared module now ?
There should be a strip -u -r that does the right job.

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