[tex4ht] erorr code 256, possible perl error code, come up with using --lua option with make4ht, error --- Improper dvi file

Karl Berry karl at freefriends.org
Mon Dec 7 01:53:33 CET 2015

    kb> Copying the dvilualatex command from the make4ht output and running it
    > by hand results in a perfectly fine .dvi file.

I was wrong.  It fails the first time for me too.  I was misled by
dvitype exit status.

    So does this mean dvilualatex  is generating bad dvi?

Apparently so.

I'll try reporting it in the luatex tracker.  We'll see.  


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