[tex-live] script for LuaTeX font database updating
khaledhosny at eglug.org
Fri Feb 26 05:31:00 CET 2010
On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 12:37:22AM +0100, Reinhard Kotucha wrote:
> On 26 February 2010 Khaled Hosny wrote:
> > On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 12:03:01AM +0100, Reinhard Kotucha wrote:
> > > On 26 February 2010 Khaled Hosny wrote:
> > >
> > > > > > 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.
> > > > >
> > > > > I don't think it's a mistake. It was a design decision and the way it
> > > > > was done is reasonable:
> > > >
> > > > I consider a "different behaviour based on executable name" a wrong
> > > > design decision and hence, IMHO, a mistake.
> > >
> > > Then good luck with something like
> > >
> > > dos2unix --unix2dos
> > $ iconv -f "windows-1256" -t "utf-8"
> > (Just an example of how executable name "hack" is very limited compared
> > to standard practices).
> Sure. I assume that you propose:
> pdftex --progname=etex
> pdftex --progname=latex
> pdftex --progname=pdflatex
> pdftex --progname=amstex
> instead of
We already have --fmt specifically for this (and --output-format in
pdftex/luatex to switch between pdf/dvi).
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