[tex-live] lualatex segfault when run sample beamer document

Jonathan Kew jfkthame at googlemail.com
Fri Feb 19 14:45:56 CET 2010

On 19 Feb 2010, at 13:08, Taco Hoekwater wrote:

> Zdenek Wagner wrote:
>> 2010/2/19 Taco Hoekwater <taco at elvenkind.com>:
>>> Vladimir Lomov wrote:
>>>> This is default output. If there were more verbose and version evident
>>>> output I would say about that.
>>> If there was a sane way to get the gobal revision information from
>>> subversion, I would use that in the banner. Unfortunately, subversion
>>> is horribly lacking in that.
>> You should call "svn info", parse the output, find URL of the
>> repository, call "svn info $url" and parse its output. Of course, it
>> should be done AFTER commit. This will create some svn_info.h file
>> containing the definition of the banner.
> Except that all of that processing has to be sort of optional because
> the source tarballs are not based on a subversion tree, and in that case
> (and only that case) there has to be a static svn_info.h file that is
> created automatically during packaging.
> After three tries at scripting something like this, I have discovered
> that it sounds a whole lot easier than it actually is, and concluded
> that subversion is simply unfriendly wrt build id numbering and gave up.
> If you (or anyone else) can write me a script or executable that can do
> all of this, that would be absolutely wonderful!

I'd be interested too. Currently, TeXworks builds include the svn revision in their "About" info, but maintaining this is not fully automated and therefore it is not always up to date.


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