[Dev-luatex] problem with os.spawn+os.execute on win32

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Tue Sep 2 13:20:14 CEST 2008


Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard wrote:

> You mean scriptS? Because the problem happens only when there are two
> scripts involved.

the two scripts (but using other paths)

> Anyway, this is not the problem. The problem is that when you call in
> any way (os.execute, os.exec, os.spawn) AR9 froms a texlua script that
> was os.spawn()-ed or os.exec()-ed by a texlua script that previoulsy
> initialised kpse, it crashes. Probably there is something specific to
> acrobat reader version 8 and 9, but it doesn't look totally unrelated to
> os.exec() or os.spawn() either...

could be some interaction indeed (maybe in intercepting the return 
values or so), print(os.spawn(...))

Hans

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