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

Patrick Gundlach patrick at gundla.ch
Thu Oct 20 19:56:22 CEST 2016

>> and depends on nothing but the LuaTeX binary: no complicated wrapping,
>> no stub files, no format files, no TEXMF trees etc.
> That last part will be super tricky.

no, not at all. 

I ship four fonts (the texgyre helvetica clone), two binaries and a few Lua files (total 15 megabytes including documentation) and have no external dependencies. The tricky part was providing the right file-related callbacks when I disable kpse.


and some examples:



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