[tex-live] TeXLive (Windows) bash script -> exe
zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Mon May 19 16:51:50 CEST 2014
AFAIK the wrapper is witten in lua.
2014-05-19 16:34 GMT+02:00 Josef Kleber <josef.kleber at gmx.de>:
> Am 19.05.2014 15:59, schrieb Mojca Miklavec:
> On Mon, May 19, 2014 at 3:39 PM, Josef Kleber wrote:
>>> i wrote a bash script osmimage
>>> (http://jklatex.square7.de/download/osmimage), which downloads an
>>> OpenStreetMap specified by options.
>>> Furthermore, i plan to write a LaTeX package, which uses this script via
>>> \write18 (see:
>>> The Windows version of TeXLive can not execute bash scripts as such. But
>>> know you can provide a xxx.exe which executes the bash script xxx
>> This means that somebody needs to have sufficient time and motivation
>> to actually rewrite your program in another programming language and
>> compile it. There is no magic compiler to turn the bash code into an
> As i wrote, there is an installfont-tl.exe in the bin directory. I dont't
> know who wrote it, but it is not from me. It seems to be a simple wrapper
> that opens a cmd.exe and executes my Cygwin bash with 'bash
> installfont-tl'. This would be perfect. Linux isn't a problem anyway.
> Is it enough to kindly ask that you create such an exe or is there
>>> i can do?
>> Yes, you can rewrite the program in lua and execute it with texlua.
> My Lua skills are very basic, but i will take a look. OTOH, then the
> package usage is limited to one engine.
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