[luatex] Command to write directly from Lua to the aux file?

Faheem Mitha faheem at faheem.info
Fri Feb 7 10:55:44 CET 2020

On Fri, 7 Feb 2020, Faheem Mitha wrote:

> Hi,
> I was thinking it would be convenient to have a convenience function for 
> writing to the aux file from Lua. See for example
> https://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/337469/write-to-aux-file-directly-from-lua
> A manual approach is possible, as described by the answer in that thread, of 
> course.

Addendum: (from David Carisle on the TeX SE Chat)

> @FaheemMitha you wont see anything about aux files (a latex convention) 
> but you could ask whether it is possible to writ eto a file stream 
> opened by tex (I a not sure that it is)

Is that better?

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