[tex-live] Location of Lua files

Robin Fairbairns Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Sun Jul 10 12:49:56 CEST 2011

Taco Hoekwater <taco at elvenkind.com> wrote:

> On 10 jul. 2011, at 11:39, Ulrike Fischer <news3 at nililand.de> wrote:.
> > I agree. Like you I think that lua-files connected with an exe (like
> > mkluatexfontdb.lua) should go to /scripts, while the .lua files used
> > as "normal" inputs by packages should go to /tex like fontspec.lua
> > or the input files of luaotfload.
> That also matches what context does. The one thing that is not clear
> yet is where 'modules' should go: lua toolkit stuff that can be used
> both for typesetting and for scripts.
> > But I don't think that there is a policy. The files are put where
> > the package authors suggest.

it would be good to know what kpathsea implements; i'm doing a final
wrap-up of a release of the faq, and that doesn't mention scripts of any
sort in its discussion of the use of the tds.  i can remedy the
omission, but it would be nice to have a "proper" ruling to report.


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