[tex-live] change in luatex? log is different

Joseph Wright joseph.wright at morningstar2.co.uk
Tue Jul 10 15:48:02 CEST 2018

On 10/07/2018 14:39, Ulrike Fischer wrote:
> I have problem with luatex and some l3build-tests on a travis setup.
> When I compile on travis a document like this with lualatex
> \documentclass{article}
> \begin{document}
> \showoutput
>   abc abc
> \end{document}
> I get in the log-file
> ....\kern0.28
> When I do the same locally (on windows, with TL18)
> ....\kern0.28 (font)
> Last week the build worked, and while I did change a few things imho
> none of this changes explains this change in the log-file.
> The luatex on travis is in `bin/x86_64-linux` (at least that the
> path the script checks). Has there been any change to this luatex
> that would explain the behaviour?

l3build normalises some of this 'extra data': you'll need to use a VM or 
similar if you want to compare the raw logs. Here, TL'18 LuaTeX is more 
'talkative' than earlier releases: it's tricky to fully normalise to the 
same format as from TL'17.


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