[tex-live] Where do I put lua scripts for a package?

Christophe Jorssen jorssen.leraincy at free.fr
Sun Apr 24 22:23:49 CEST 2011

2011/4/24 Reinhard Kotucha <reinhard.kotucha at web.de>:
> On 2011-04-24 at 18:27:02 +0200, Christophe Jorssen wrote:
>  > In the cvs version of pgf, a new library uses some lua scripts
>  > designed to work with luatex. I'd like to know in which directory lua
>  > scripts should be put (for a later update of the pgf-cvs bundle to
>  > tlcontrib).
> This is an excerpt of texmf.cnf in TL-2010:
> -------------------------------------------------------
> % Lua needs to look in TEXINPUTS for lua scripts distributed with packages.
> LUAINPUTS = .;$TEXMF/scripts/{$progname,$engine,}/{lua,}//;$TEXINPUTS
> -------------------------------------------------------
> You can also look where the ConTeXt Lua scripts are.  I think that
>  $TEXMF/scripts/pgf/
> is a good choice.

Thanks for your answer. So $TEXMF/scripts/pgf/ with no subdir relating
to the library?

> PS.:  I just ran "cvs update" but I don't see any .lua scripts.  Are
>      you working on the arithmetic code ATM?  That would be great.

Strange. They should be here


Unfortunately, I'm not working on the code... But you're right: lua +
pgf sounds great!

Best regards

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