[OS X TeX] aux files with TeXLive-2005

Josep M. Font jmfont at inicia.es
Fri Dec 29 09:55:44 EST 2006

El 29/12/2006, a las 14:31, Bruno Voisin escribió:

> Le 27 déc. 06 à 19:13, Josep M. Font a écrit :
>> It happens to me often when typesetting has been interrupted by an  
>> important error which, I interpret, has prevented some writing to  
>> the .aux file to be completed, for instance, so that its  
>> information becomes inconsistent or unusable. Deleting the .aux  
>> file always solves it. It does not occur with all kind of errors,  
>> though. I do not regard this even as a bug.
> This happens all the time when the babel package is used, in  
> particular, and typesetting is aborted before completing. Babel  
> really needs typesetting to proceed until the very end, whatever  
> the error (important or not).

I see. It is true that I use babel all the time, even when writing in  
english (it allows british hyphenation and date format, for instance).

> For that reason, it's better to end up typesetting properly by  
> typing either S, R, Q, X or E, rather than just launching a new  
> typeset. In this way a valid .aux file will be produced before  
> aborting.

Thanks for reminding this. It's so quick to just correct the error  
and relaunch...



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