CTAN update: luaotfload

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at ctan.org
Tue Feb 26 12:36:41 CET 2019

Ulrike Fischer submitted an update to the



Version number: 2.96 2019-02-14
License type: gpl2

Summary description: OpenType ‘loader’ for Plain TeX and LaTeX

Announcement text:

- In version 2.95 letterspacing was broken due to a change in the 
fontloader. In version 2.96 this is now repaired. At the same time a 
number of long-standing oddities and bugs in the letterspacing has been 
corrected. This can change the output of existing documents!! See the 
documentation for more information and ways to restore the old behaviour,

- A problem with the detection of bold fonts has been corrected (issue 41, 
pull request 42).

- The fontloader has been synced with the context files from 2019-02-14.


The package's Catalogue entry can be viewed at

The package's files themselves can be inspected at


   Thanks for the upload.

     For the CTAN Team
    Erik Braun


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