[tex-live] LuaTeX cygwin build

Ken Brown kbrow1i at gmail.com
Fri Jun 11 16:00:23 CEST 2010

On 4/8/2010 8:31 AM, Élie Roux wrote:
> Hello,
> If I test the LuaTeX 0.60 for mingw32 that I can get on
> http://foundry.supelec.fr/gf/project/luatex/frs/, everything is doing
> fine, but if I compile my own binary under cygwin, for documents using
> a lot of big fonts, I easily run out of memory. I don't think it's a
> big deal as I can use mingw32 binaries under cygwin without any
> problem, but I think it would be worth documenting it for TeX Live's
> cygwin distribution (if binaries are built under cygwin).

Hi Élie,

I'm returning to this old thread because I've just learned, as a result 
of discussions involving asymptote, that it is sometimes possible to 
increase the amount of memory available to a cygwin process. 
Instructions are at


Do you want to try this and see if it helps?  Alternatively, I would be 
glad to try it in TL2010 (pretest) if you send me detailed instructions. 
  I've never used luatex.


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