[OS X TeX] LuaTeX

Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfgang at googlemail.com
Wed Jul 30 09:31:28 EDT 2008

On Wed, Jul 30, 2008 at 3:06 PM, Holger Schulz <qdl at gmx.net> wrote:
> Dear Bruno,
> thanks.
> 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.
>> 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?

You could use the ConTeXt minimals untill TeXLive 2008 is finished.


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