[tex-live] using luatex53 - format not found
d.p.carlisle at gmail.com
Sun Oct 7 12:35:57 CEST 2018
I think you'll find it works if you move lualatex53.fmt to
and re-run mktexlsr
luatex53 is running kpse with engine=luatex as far as I can tell.
The above worked for me (apart from the user name bit:-)
On Sun, 7 Oct 2018 at 11:03, Ulrike Fischer <news3 at nililand.de> wrote:
> I'm trying to setup a lualatex35 format to be able to run some tests
> on luaotfload with it. I'm on windows 10.
> I do *not* want to completly switch to it and using the format with
> luatex53 -fmt=lualatex53 ... is fine for me.
> I added an entry to a local fmtutil.cnf
> lualatex53 luatex53 language.dat,language.dat.lua lualatex.ini
> and created the format in texmf-local/texmf-var/web2c/luatex53/
> fmtutil-sys -byfmt=lualatex53
> This worked fine and kpsewhich -engine=luatex53 lualatex.fmt finds
> the format.
> But I can't use it.
> luatex53 --fmt=lualatex53 test-utf8
> starts a new (successfull) format creation and then ends with:
> warning (pdf backend): no pages of output.
> Transcript written on lualatex53.log.
> fmtutil [INFO]:
> fmtutil [INFO]: Disabled formats: 6
> fmtutil [INFO]: Successfully rebuilt formats: 1
> fmtutil [INFO]: Not selected formats: 44
> fmtutil [INFO]: Total formats: 51
> fmtutil [INFO]: exiting with status 0
> I can't find the format file `lualatex53.fmt'!
> When I copy the format to the current directory everything works as
> What is happening here? Why can't luatex53 find the format in the
> luatex53 folder when kpsewhich can?
> Ulrike Fischer
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