[tex-live] TL2010 pretest luatex fails on Solaris 10 sparc

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Thu Jun 10 16:35:21 CEST 2010

Vladimir Volovich wrote:
> some questions to you:
> * does luatex use threads or fork(), 


> * why would luatex not interpret the command line, but display a "*" prompt?

Because the topenin() function in luatex.c fails to copy the command
line to the internal buffer, I assume.  But as to why? I have no idea.

> * is it possible to gain more information on why it stops with
>   "emergency stop"?

Probably because input_line() in luatex.c also fails to copy the line to
the internal buffer. I still do not have any idea why, though.

Best wishes,

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