[tex-live] LuaTeX 1.0.0 in TL 2016?
mojca.miklavec.lists at gmail.com
Fri Sep 30 10:22:02 CEST 2016
I have some potentially good news.
On 29 September 2016 at 08:08, Mojca Miklavec wrote:
> On 28 September 2016 at 23:46, Juergen Fenn wrote:
>> AFAICS the binaries for macOS Intel are there. Should I just copy them to the bin directory of TL2016 in order to update my system, or could that be fatal?
> It would probably work. In case it doesn't, you can always revert
> (either make a backup copy or reinstall the package from the TL
> This would work, but you should get the 64-bit binary. For historical
> reason the ConTeXt ditribution still uses confusing names. You
> probably want
> You only need luatex. The others are just symlinks.
> I tried to make a TL repository from these binaries
You can try to fetch the latest LuaTeX from
which Norbert helped me set up.
You need to ask others how exactly this works. I did something like:
tlmgr repository add http://texlive.contextgarden.net/2016-context tlcontext
tlmgr repository list
tlmgr pinning add tlcontext luatex
tlmgr --force remove luatex
tlmgr install luatex
but I'm sure there's a better way, I just didn't figure it out yet.
If you install ConTeXt from there, you'll all get a huge pile of
I added x86_64-linux and x86_64-darwin to start with (just to test
whether it works at all), but I can easily add other architectures.
(Windows hasn't been tested at all.)
Please note that this is highly experimental / there is no promise of
If things fail, you can always revert back to the official binary with
tlmgr and without messing around with the TL tree manually
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