[OS X TeX] improving the tex typesetting script?

Gary L. Gray gray at engr.psu.edu
Tue Dec 21 14:04:30 EST 2004

On Dec 21, 2004, at 12:42 AM, William F. Adams wrote:

> Had a kind of irritating situation develop the other day, and was 
> wondering if anyone had considered modifying the typesetting script to 
> preclude it.
> In a nutshell, I didn't typeset a document quite enough times and 
> wound up w/ a chapter which didn't have fully up-dated reference #s to 
> Sections --- if the typesetting script were set up to call latex 3 
> times that wouldn't've been possible --- if the first two calls were 
> to only make a .dvi the performance hit shouldn't be _too_ excessive 
> I'd hope.
> Anyway, just a thought for discussion.

It doesn't sound like a bad idea, but not incurring any appreciable 
performance hit would be the key for me. That is, I shouldn't notice 
it. I have used LaTeX so long, and I am paranoid enough, that I will 
typeset stuff four times just to be sure. :-)

-- Gary

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