[Dev-luatex] Wishlist interactive shell

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Fri Jan 18 13:52:03 CET 2008


Norbert Preining wrote:
> Hi Taco,
> 
> is it complicated to add an interactive shell to texlua? I mean I don't
> need readline support or all the stuff, but playing around on a console
> would be fun.
> 
> If this is too much bloat I am fine without it.

=== norbert.lua ====

while true do
     io.write(">> ")
     local s= io.read()
     s = loadstring(s)
     if s then s() end
end

texlua norbert.lua

(i'll make a nicer version but this is a start)


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