[luatex] recent tunenc.def fails with lualatex
frank.mittelbach at latex-project.org
Sun Mar 5 18:41:16 CET 2017
Am 05.03.2017 um 10:57 schrieb Norbert Preining:
> That is unfortunately quite difficult. On a single user system it is
> surely doable, but when TL is installed globally fmtutil would need
> to check all home directories.
understood, but I thought that these days the majority of installations
are in fact single user machine installations where the "sys" part
really serves typically a single user.
So my thought was that you get already a huge improvement if a "sys"
update is checking if the current user also has local formats and if so
warns about that and/or offers to update those as well
> We are planning to prohibit calls to fmtutil and updmap without mode
> specification (user or sys), so that users get a string warning what
> might^Wwill happen.
but isn't it the case that if I install TL on my laptop (for all users,
even though I'm the only real one) that then all future updates will
just update the formats in the sys tree which is precisely the problem
and honestly the fact that way back I was warned that I do a local
install may not be something I remember by then (like the user in this
thread who didn't remember having produced the local format)
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