[tex-live] buf-size

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Fri Mar 30 18:07:36 CEST 2007

David Kastrup wrote:
> Change file, or would be a patch to luatex.web (respective to the
> latest SVN version) be ok?  In other words: if I do the code, will
> someone else volunteer for turning this into some change file form or
> other that would make it propagate elsewhere (stable PDFTeX? I suppose
> it would be somewhat pointless to get it incorporated into eTeX, since
> eTeX does no longer seem to make it into binaries on its own, but
> exists mostly just as a changeset).

Personally, I believe it is better to base yourself on pdftex. I have
a system set up where migrating stuff from pdftex to luatex is easy
for me. When it works, I will port to luatex, no problem. Be warned
though, the input buffer is not used *only* for file reading.

Good luck,


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