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CTAN update: latexmk

Date: November 25, 2021 9:00:53 PM CET
John Collins submitted an update to the latexmk package. Version: 4.76 2021-11-20 License: gpl2 Summary description: Fully automated LaTeX document generation Announcement text:
In fdb_latexmk file, sort generated file list by name. If nothing is done in a rerun, don't do the unnecessary rewrite of fdb_latexmk file. Improve some diagnostics. Add /etc to list of locations for system rc files (with Unix-like OSs).
The package’s Catalogue entry can be viewed at https://ctan.org/pkg/latexmk The package’s files themselves can be inspected at https://mirrors.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.

Version4.85 2024-04-07
Copyright1998–2024 John Collins
MaintainerJohn Collins
Evan McLean (inactive)
David J. Musliner (inactive)



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