[tex-live] TeXLive (Windows) bash script -> exe

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Mon May 19 18:19:12 CEST 2014

On 2014-05-19 at 17:42:10 +0200, Ulrike Fischer wrote:

 > Am Mon, 19 May 2014 15:59:43 +0200 schrieb Mojca Miklavec:
 > > Yes, you can rewrite the program in lua and execute it with texlua.
 > > If you write your script in lua, it will be guaranteed to work on all
 > > operating systems.
 > I would love to use texlua to avoid bat and sh-skripts:
 > http://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/175055/how-to-adapt-a-batch-script-write18-call-to-linux-systems)
 > But is is actually possible to change the current directory with
 > lua? And if yes how?

Yes.  lfs.chdir()

 > And another small question: What extension should one use for such
 > lua-scripts .lua or tlu?

Both are supported by kpathsea and runscript.


Reinhard Kotucha                                      Phone: +49-511-3373112
Marschnerstr. 25
D-30167 Hannover                              mailto:reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Microsoft isn't the answer. Microsoft is the question, and the answer is NO.

More information about the tex-live mailing list