[tex-live] Just Noticed...
khaledhosny at eglug.org
Wed Jun 23 19:56:56 CEST 2010
On Wed, Jun 23, 2010 at 12:53:03PM -0500, Herbert Schulz wrote:
> On Jun 23, 2010, at 12:36 PM, Khaled Hosny wrote:
> > On Wed, Jun 23, 2010 at 12:30:13PM -0500, Herbert Schulz wrote:
> >> On Jun 23, 2010, at 11:43 AM, Khaled Hosny wrote:
> >>> On Wed, Jun 23, 2010 at 11:08:48AM -0500, Herbert Schulz wrote:
> >>>> Howdy,
> >>>> I just noticed that when I compile my lualatex test file that uses otf fonts I end up with a luatex-cache folder in the same directory as my tex file. I certainly don't remember that happening before.
> >>> The font cache is saved under current directory if TEXMFCACHE is not
> >>> set, I thought that texlive-2010 has TEXMFCACHE set, don't?
> >> Howdy,
> >> That must have changed with the latest update of luaotfload. When I installed the mactex pretest from 2010/06/21 the folder wasn't generated but it was after updating to the latest luaotfload via tlmgr.
> >> We'll have to take care of that.
> > Yup, this was only introduced in the last release. This was actually
> > because of some ConTeXt file we use, I was lazy to revert it locally to
> > the old behaviour since I don't feel like patching ConTeXt base file for
> > no strong reason.
> > --
> > Khaled Hosny
> > Arabic localiser and member of Arabeyes.org team
> > Free font developer
> When I removed .../2010/ and installed mactex20100621 the problem wasn't there. Then I ran TLU and updated everything and an updated luaotfload was installed and the problem returned. So the change came with the new luaotfload. I edited the local texmf.cnf file in /usr/local/texlive/2010/ and added the line
> TEXMFCACHE = ~/Library/texlive/2010/texmf-var
> (the location where it use to be before the update) and it all seems to work fine now.
> By the way, running
> luatools --generate
> (I don't know if sudo is needed) didn't fix the problem for me and the change to texmf.cnf diid fix the problem.
luatools (despite its name) is a ConTeXt specific tool, it has nothing
to do with (lua)latex.
Arabic localiser and member of Arabeyes.org team
Free font developer
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