[tex-k] tl build and luatex [Fwd: Re: limiting \write18]

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Wed Mar 4 19:43:52 CET 2009

Peter Breitenlohner wrote:
> On Wed, 4 Mar 2009, Taco Hoekwater wrote:
>>> Do you need a multithreading version of libzzip.a?
>> No (luatex 0.40 doesn't do threading at all).
> That certainly makes life much easier. (I forgot to mention that the 
> mingw32
> part of lua51 is still missing).
> Taco,
> I just committed the uncontroversial part of your mingw patches to both
> texlive and testlive.  Note, however, that I chose to rename selfdir into
> kpse_selfdir as IMHO it ought to be for an exported function.

Ok, thanks.

> I then tried to change the use of that in luatex accordingly, but didn't
> find any (probably only in luatex 0.40).

Since 0.30.0 I think, but post-TL2008, for sure.

Best wishes,

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