[luatex] fontloader in iniTeX

Pali Rohár pali.rohar at gmail.com
Sat Aug 13 23:48:46 CEST 2016

On Tuesday 09 August 2016 14:08:39 Hans Hagen wrote:
> it all depends on what you want to do:

Using fontloader to load both OTF and TFM+PFB fonts.

> On 8/9/2016 12:28 PM, Pali Rohár wrote:
> > And problem is with \rm and default loaded font.
> no problem .. all a matter of proper definitions

I tried to postpone \font definition from iniTeX via \everyjob... but 
I'm unable to preload plain.tex into dump as it calls \skewchar, 
\textfont and other font definitions...

> >>> Anyway, it is limitation of fontloader or bug?
> >> 
> >> a feature
> > 
> > In this way, it is not possible to dump any font into format :-(
> > which also means that there is also no default font when starting
> > tex.
> i'm pretty sure that e.g. in context users get a default font even
> when none is stored in the format (and i'm also sure that users want
> different defaults fonts)

Yes, but context is different from both plain and latex.

Pali Rohár
pali.rohar at gmail.com
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