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From: Stefan Nobis <stefan-ml@snobis.de>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: suggestion to change default org-latex-pdf-process to latexmk
Date: Wed, 02 Jun 2021 19:00:10 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <m1o8co42xx.fsf@nobis-it.eu> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87pmx4w7pe.fsf@yandex.com> (Colin Baxter's message of "Wed, 02 Jun 2021 17:29:49 +0100")

Colin Baxter <m43cap@yandex.com> writes:

> I really don't understand why the changed is needed.

The upcoming citation support needs a reliable way to run the required
bibliography processor (e.g. biber or bibtex). Therefore the current
default setting that only runs latex three times does not suffice.

On the other hand running biber unconditionally will result in errors
if no citation and bibliography has been used in the document.

So we need a more sophisticated method to run the LaTeX engine and
associated tools. One way would be to use something that tries to
do exactly this: Depending on the LaTeX document and/or the log file
decide what's left to do to get a properly set result. With latexmk it
is also easier to handle generation of index or glossaries files etc.

Or we try to re-build something like this in Elisp (which would be
nice but quite a lot of work; even if we utilize the lessons learned
from latexmk).

-- 
Until the next mail...,
Stefan.


  parent reply	other threads:[~2021-06-02 17:01 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 [this message]
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
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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