[texhax] tikz externalize with LuaTeX 0.95
Arno.Trautmann at gmx.de
Tue May 31 16:46:01 CEST 2016
On 05/31/2016 04:43 PM, David Carlisle wrote:
> On 31 May 2016 at 15:36, Arno Trautmann <Arno.Trautmann at gmx.de> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I have a document using externalizaton of a tikz (pgfplots) figure. It
>> works fine with pdfLaTeX and LuaTeX 0.80 from TL 2015, but fails on LuaTeX
>> 0.95 from TL 2016. I added the luatex085 package, but does not seem to
>> help. Without externalization, the document compiles fine. With ext., it
>> does not even start the process correctly and leaves no log file to
>> investigate. The consove just responds with the error message shown below.
>> The document is just a minimal one:
>> I can only guess that this is related to the changes in LuaTeX from 0.85
>> on, but since I get no useable output, I'd be thankful for any hints on
>> what to do with this situation …
>> If the external file is already present, e.g. produced by a pdfLaTeX run,
>> LuaLaTeX silently integrates it, even if I try to force remaking.
> \write18 is no longer special in luatex so until things update you need
> to make it special again....
I cannot quite grasp the concept of this right now, but thank you very
much for the quick response!
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