[tex-live] Installation problem? checksum mismatch: siunitx

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Wed Feb 1 17:09:26 CET 2012

On Wed, Feb 01, 2012 at 04:57:20PM +0100, Ulrike Fischer wrote:
> Am Wed, 1 Feb 2012 17:35:09 +0200 schrieb Khaled Hosny:
> >>> Does \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} work with LuaTeX?
> >> No, you shouldn't use it with luatex (normally it doesn't will give
> >> errors but it is useless and can led to unwanted side effects.)
> > I think it would be useful (in combination with fontenc) if you want to
> > use some 8-bit fonts with with non-standard font encoding (i.e.
> > non-Unicode font encoding, almost any non-ASCII TeX font). 
> No it will fail. You even get quite a lot errors (it is long ago
> that I actually tried so I had forgetten this). 
> The utf8-code of inputenc is 8-bit orientated: it makes the first
> 8bit piece of a multibyte char active and defines it so that is
> grabs the next 8bit-pieces as arguments. 
> In luatex the notion of e.g. the first 8bit piece of an utf8-char
> makes no sense, a input char can not be splitted in parts. And so
> the inputenc code is really completly useless.

You are of course right, inputenc will not work, but luainputenc will, I
just keep getting confused.


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