[tex-live] [lltx] Location of recorder file

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Fri May 13 09:20:08 CEST 2011

On 05/13/2011 09:15 AM, Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard wrote:
> Le 13/05/2011 02:08, Philipp Stephani a écrit :
>> I was utterly wrong in blaming LuaTeX: it's purely a LaTeX problem.
>> lualatexquotejobname.tex expands \jobname at every job, forcing TeX to
>> prematurely choose a job name before the first input file has been read. This
>> can be provoked in any engine and format:
> Yep, this is a know problem, documented in lualatex-doc (section \jobname, page
> 12) for example, and already discussed here:
> http://tug.org/pipermail/luatex/2010-August/001986.html
>> This means lualatexquotejobname has to be removed from the format,
> Which means stop supporting spaces in file names.

Tough call: both '\input ..' and file names with spaces are a
'bad idea' in my (not all that humble) opinion.

Best wishes,

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