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CTAN Update: latexmk

Date: April 17, 2021 8:49:20 AM CEST
John Collins submitted an update to the latexmk package. Version: 4.72b 2021-04-15 License: gpl2 Summary description: Fully automated LaTeX document generation Announcement text:
1. For bibtex, revert to change-directory default when running bibtex. 2. Add similar procedure for makeindex, but leave old default. 3. Add options -indexfudge, -indexfudge-, -noindexfudge. 4. Solve bug that transition from non-existent file to existent file didn't trigger rerun of *latex. (This concerns files that were flagged as missing in the .log file.) 5. Give .latexmkrc priority of latexmkrc in finding rc files. 6. Correct bug when chapterbib used with non-trivial out or aux dir. 7. Improve handling of situation when auxdir or outdir are specified as absolute paths. 8. Miscellaneous bug corrections.
The package’s Catalogue entry can be viewed at https://ctan.org/pkg/latexmk The package’s files themselves can be inspected at http://mirror.ctan.org/support/latexmk/
Thanks for the upload. For the CTAN Team Petra Rübe-Pugliese
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latexmk – Fully automated document generation

Latexmk completely automates the process of generating a document. Given the source files for a document, latexmk issues the appropriate sequence of commands to generate a .dvi, .ps, .pdf or hardcopy version of the document.

An important feature is the “preview continuous mode”, where the script watches all of the source files (primary file and included and graphics files), and reruns , etc., whenever a source file has changed. Thus a previewer can offer a display of the document’s latest state.

Packagelatexmk
Version4.73 2021-05-03
Copyright1998–2021 John Collins
MaintainerJohn Collins
Evan McLean (inactive)
David J. Musliner (inactive)

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