[luatex] Linking to C libraries / TL2017 / FFI

luigi scarso luigi.scarso at gmail.com
Sun Apr 23 19:51:05 CEST 2017

On Sun, Apr 23, 2017 at 7:39 PM, Patrick Gundlach <patrick at gundla.ch> wrote:
> Thanks Luigi for the test file, this works fine on tl2017 and tl2016 (Mac).
> My test file (shorter one below) works on tl2016 but _not_ on tl2017 (Mac and Linux). Is this on purpose?

Hm, I don't know. Given that ffi is new, my first problem is to check
that the "--luaonly" works, as is in this case.
A format has its policy, and given that  ffi is as powerful as  a full
shell,  it requires  --shell-escape.
Shell restricted or no shell at all set ffi to nil.


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