[tex-k] [Fwd: Re: limiting \write18]

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Wed Mar 4 18:31:51 CET 2009

Peter Breitenlohner wrote:
> This is done in parts, with a temporary mechanism that these libraries are
> built even if not yet needed since luatex is not finished (just 
> committed to
> testlive as r11042).

I'll be syncing my own luatex tree with your changes as you go
along, so that merging luatex 0.40 will hopefully become as easy
as one or two commits.

>> I am not so happy with the zziplib library myself, I may
>> end up cannibalizing the code and stuffing it into luazip
>> directly. I'll get back to you on this.
> See above, I intend to treat zziplib the same way and build just what is
> needed for luatex.

That (actually all work you are doing on the build system) is
great news.

> Do you need a multithreading version of libzzip.a?

No (luatex 0.40 doesn't do threading at all).

Best wishes,

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