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CTAN update: latexmk

Date: January 8, 2023 6:51:29 PM CET
John Collins submitted an update to the latexmk package. Version number: 4.79 2023-01-07 License type: gpl2 Summary description: Fully automated LaTeX document generation Announcement text:
Check rc files for valid UTF-8; remove initial BOM. Improve some warnings and messages. Correctly implement conditional use of biber, to be able to preserve bbl file when bib file doesn't exist. This behavior now matches the conditional use of bibtex. Solve problem that processing times under Windows were reported as zero. Solve occasional problems caused by granularity of file times when detecting files generated during a run of *latex Configurably change default location of fls file to aux directory, to match behavior of recent versions of MiKTeX. Update documentation especially about aux and output directories.
This package is located at https://mirrors.ctan.org/support/latexmk More information is at https://www.ctan.org/pkg/latexmk
Thanks for the upload. For the CTAN Team Erik Braun
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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.

Version4.79 2023-01-07
Copyright1998–2023 John Collins
MaintainerJohn Collins
Evan McLean (inactive)
David J. Musliner (inactive)



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