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From: Tim Cross <theophilusx@gmail.com>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: suggestion to change default org-latex-pdf-process to latexmk
Date: Thu, 03 Jun 2021 08:44:33 +1000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87sg1z6fsp.fsf@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <6081953c-d7a2-649f-40be-5bfc294c14b6@gmail.com>


Scott Randby <srandby@gmail.com> writes:

> On 6/2/21 8:07 AM, Bruce D'Arcus wrote:
>> On Wed, Jun 2, 2021 at 4:28 AM Tim Cross <theophilusx@gmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> The more I think about it, I think the best solution would be to update
>>> the code which sets the default and have it check for latexmk. If it is
>>> found, set it as the default and if it is not found, set the existing
>>> default. This would have minimum impact on users and allow those who
>>> have installed latexmk to get the benefits while not forcing those who
>>> don't need it to install it.
>> If this were possible, I agree it would be the best approach.
>
> Perhaps this is a stupid question, but what about the case in which TeX is
> installed after Emacs is installed? I do this sometimes.
>

No impact. The code is initialised each time you load org. If you start
Emacs and then install TeX/LaTeX (including latexmk), you would have the existing default
until the next time you start Emacs, at which time the default will be
set to latexmk. 

This 'pattern' of setting a value based on code which selects an
appropriate value based on what is on the system is already used
extensively in Emacs. 

-- 
Tim Cross


  parent reply	other threads:[~2021-06-02 22:52 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 35+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-06-01 15:36 Bruce D'Arcus
2021-06-01 15:52 ` Juan Manuel Macías
2021-06-01 16:36 ` Timothy
2021-06-01 16:45   ` Bruce D'Arcus
2021-06-01 17:03     ` Timothy
2021-06-01 17:41       ` Bruce D'Arcus
2021-06-02  5:33         ` Stefan Nobis
2021-06-02 15:39           ` Scott Randby
2021-06-02 16:07             ` Stefan Nobis
2021-06-02 16:29               ` Colin Baxter
2021-06-02 16:41                 ` Robert Pluim
2021-06-02 16:47                 ` Bruce D'Arcus
2021-06-02 18:40                   ` Greg Minshall
2021-06-02 23:28                     ` Tim Cross
2021-06-02 17:00                 ` Stefan Nobis
2021-06-03  5:35                   ` Colin Baxter
2021-06-02 17:36               ` Scott Randby
2021-06-02  0:00 ` Tim Cross
2021-06-02  1:09   ` Scott Randby
2021-06-02  1:25     ` Bruce D'Arcus
2021-06-02  2:56       ` Tim Cross
2021-06-02  5:27         ` Vladimir Lomov
2021-06-02  6:07   ` Stefan Nobis
2021-06-02  8:26     ` Tim Cross
2021-06-02 12:07       ` Bruce D'Arcus
2021-06-02 14:26         ` Colin Baxter
2021-06-02 22:35           ` Tim Cross
2021-06-02 15:43         ` Scott Randby
2021-06-02 16:22           ` Dr. Arne Babenhauserheide
2021-06-02 22:53             ` Tim Cross
2021-06-02 22:44           ` Tim Cross [this message]
2021-06-04 11:28             ` Dr. Arne Babenhauserheide
2021-06-02  8:40     ` Juan Manuel Macías
2021-06-02  1:09 ` Nick Dokos
2021-06-02  6:23   ` Loris Bennett

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