[OS X TeX] LuaTeX

Steffen Wolfrum mactex_ab at st.estfiles.de
Wed Jul 30 09:45:17 EDT 2008

Hi Holger,

here the most problems were discussed/solved:




Am 30.07.2008 um 15:06 schrieb Holger Schulz:

> 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?
> Thanks
> hs
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