[luatex] Building a PDF with Lua code, without a TeX stub

Patrick Gundlach patrick at gundla.ch
Thu Oct 20 08:47:50 CEST 2016

Hello Deepak,

as far as I know, there is no such thing as a "Lua only" mode with TeX capabilities enabled (but I can't give an authoritative answer). I have the same issue and my stub is the following



I use LuaTeX 0.79 with luatex --ini ... and set the output mode in a Lua file.

While I'd really appreciate a "no TeX mode", I don't have any problems with this setup. It works just fine and never gets in my way.


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