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

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Thu May 19 07:23:49 CEST 2011

On 05/19/11 01:19, Reinhard Kotucha wrote:
>  > 
>  > The problem remains that unless you wrap CreateProcessW or at least
>  > wspawn* directly, you never get Unicode support on
>  > Windows. Therefore you have to add platform-specific code
>  > anyway. It's a bit less if you call spawn/wspawn, but it's still
>  > there.  If you really want to make Lua truly platform-independent,
>  > you have to add those Unicode wrapper functions for Windows. No
>  > Unicode support on a Unicode operating system is almost
>  > unacceptable.
> In principle, yes.  But I'm sceptical in respect of Unicode file
> names.  Sounds non-trivial.  Does io.open() in stock Lua convert UTF-8
> encoded file names to UTF-16 on Windows?

No, it does not.

Best wishes,

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