[luatex] behavior of string.format

Herbert Voss Herbert.Voss at fu-berlin.de
Sun Mar 10 12:36:25 CET 2019

Am 10.03.19 um 00:12 schrieb Reinhard Kotucha:
> Hi,
> I just noticed that the TL-2019 version of luatex breaks many of my
> scripts.
> In the past
>    string.format('%d', math.pi)
> returned the integer part of math.pi but the latest release crashes
> with an error message:
>    bad argument #2 to 'format' (number has no integer representation)

see http://www.lua.org/manual/5.3/manual.html#pdf-string.format

Options|A|,|a|,|E|,|e|,|f|,|G|, and|g|all expect a number as argument. 
Options|c|,|d|,|i|,|o|,|u|,|X|, and|x|expect an integer.


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