[tex-live] portability fixes for luatex

Peter Münster pmlists at free.fr
Sun Apr 27 16:24:13 CEST 2008

On Sun, Apr 27 2008, Vladimir Volovich wrote:

> while compiling texlive on AIX, i encountered problems with
> luatex-related files. Most of them are about variable declarations in C
> files which appear not at the beginning of the block.

Hello Vladimir,

Free placement of variable declarations in C is ANSI standard since C99 and
can enhance readability of C-code a lot.

So, wouldn't it be much better, to just update your C-compiler on your

(I'm not a texlive developer, so this is just my personal opinion.)

Cheers, Peter


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