[tex-live] script for LuaTeX font database updating

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Thu Feb 25 19:26:19 CET 2010

On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 07:15:30PM +0100, Reinhard Kotucha wrote:
> On 25 February 2010 T T wrote:
>  > Single common script is better. For Unix acting on argv[0] is standard
>  > and allows the -sys version to be a symlink. For Windows I need --sys
>  > switch for our universal wrapper, because I can't alter argv[0] for
>  > scripts (well, for Lua script I could, but switch will be less hackish
>  > :).
> Since there are already some -sys scripts we can't get rid of, I think
> it's worthwhile to consider whether it makes sense to follow this
> scheme, just that such programs behave similar.

I'd say we shouldn't keep repeating the mistakes of the past just
because we can't (or unwilling) to fix the old ones.


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

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