From: Scott Randby <email@example.com> To: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Re: suggestion to change default org-latex-pdf-process to latexmk Date: Tue, 1 Jun 2021 21:09:01 -0400 [thread overview] Message-ID: <email@example.com> (raw) In-Reply-To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> On 6/1/21 8:00 PM, Tim Cross wrote: > > "Bruce D'Arcus" <email@example.com> writes: > >> While testing org-cite a few weeks ago, I noticed by default bibtex >> won't run with natbib export, or biblatex with biblatex export. >> >> Since org has not had native citations, this is not surprising. >> >> But with org-cite coming soon, this will change. >> >> At the time I suggested changing default to use latexmk, which will >> handle both bibtex and biblatex runs. >> >> https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-orgmode/2021-05/msg00486.html >> >> So what do LaTeX users think about changing the default for >> "org-latex-pdf-process" to "latexmk"? >> >> Is there any reason not to do this? >> > > One reason is that latexmk is not installed on some systems. This means > it will require users to install an additional package not previously > required. It is also a perl script, so will need perl installed - not > sure what sort of overhead this might represent for Windows and Mac > users? Does latexmk work on all the platforms Emacs+org is supported on? > > It isn't hard for users who want to use latexmk to set the value and as > it will break the installation for many existing users, I think we need > to be careful about changing this default. For many users who don't use > bibtex, this change could mean they have to install additional > software with little other observable benefit or change the default back > to what it is. > > If we do make this change, it will be necessary to update any docs to > add details about the additional dependncy and how to resolve it (for > all supported platforms). > > As a constant user of Org's LaTeX export capability, this change would break my ability to export to PDF, and it would be difficult for me to fix. I don't support this change. Scott Randby
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2021-06-02 1:09 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 [this message] 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 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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