[OS X TeX] LuaTeX
Alexander.Hamann at stud-mail.uni-wuerzburg.de
Wed Jul 30 09:35:20 EDT 2008
Quoting Holger Schulz <qdl at gmx.net>:
> Dear Bruno,
> Am 2008-07-30 um 13:42 schrieb Bruno Voisin:
>> For LuaTeX to work you need not only a binary but also a whole TeX
>> infrastructure to support it (kpsewhich, texconfig, fmtutil, etc.).
>> All this will be included in TeXLive-2008 (and MacTeX-2008), working
>> out of the box. If you're willing to wait a few more months, that
>> would be the easier solution.
> I have the current MacTeX installed. Does it have, what it needs? I'm
> wiling to wait but I can't afford. Currently, I have some spare
> time, which I could spend on LuaTeX.
Current MacTeX is based on TeXLive2007. You will have to get the TeXLive 2008
beta from TUG's website.
>> Currently (ie in the current beta), there are problems building
>> luatex and problems making and finding formats with it. These
>> problems are being resolved and are far from trivial.
> Well, OK. But, is there somewhere a instruction I could read to
> decide, if it's trivial enough for me?
Alexander Hamann <Alexander.Hamann at stud-mail.uni-wuerzburg.de>
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