[luatex] luatex - pdfmapline database

Pali Rohár pali.rohar at gmail.com
Sun Jul 17 01:30:17 CEST 2016

> > In luatex documentation in section 12.1.1 are described lua
> > functions pdf.mapfile() and pdf.mapline(), but those can be used
> > only for filling pdfmapline database. Not for retrieving it or
> > inspect it...
> indeed, and there is no reason to consult them as map files/lines are
> a resource managed in sync with fonts (and in a modern luatex font
> setup  they are not even needed)

I was thinking about choosing ENC file for 8bit PFB fonts from this 
database instead manually searching for correct ENC files... As now it 
is possible to use TFM+PFB+ENC fonts files via loader. And pdftex.map 
provides needed database for it.

Pali Rohár
pali.rohar at gmail.com
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