[tex-live] Problems with non-7bit characters in filename

Ulrike Fischer news3 at nililand.de
Fri Jul 4 13:27:00 CEST 2014

Am Fri, 4 Jul 2014 11:00:27 +0100 schrieb Robin Fairbairns:

> (hence the hiccups when you feed iso 8859-1 source to (lua|xe)tex.

He is not feeding an 8859-1 source to luatex. The content of the
file itself is irrelevant, it can be ascii. 

The problem is that the OS is feeding lua|xe|tex on the command line
an 8bit file*name* and in TeXLive luatex doesn't like this.  

Ulrike Fischer 

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