[tex-live] script for LuaTeX font database updating

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Thu Feb 25 17:50:46 CET 2010

On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 06:39:49PM +0200, Elie Roux wrote:
> Hello Tomek,
> thank you for your answer!
> I have another technical question : how is the wrapper working
> exactly? From the script developer point of view is it just
> something that will call lua on the good script (which means we
> don't have to rename it) with the same options it was passed (plus
> eventually a --sys if the -sys variant was called)? Also, our script
> works under texlua (it calls fontloader), is it a problem?
> What about updluatexfontdb for the script name?

No cryptic, hard to remember cryptic names please, the slow terminal on
which Unix were developed are long gone ;)

I'd rather call it `update-fonts-database` and make it a wraper around
both luaotfload-fonts and fc-cache (may be with a switch to run only one
if needed).


 Khaled Hosny
 Arabic localiser and member of Arabeyes.org team
 Free font developer

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