[OS X TeX] Timing

Maarten Sneep maarten.sneep at xs4all.nl
Thu Feb 23 16:07:16 EST 2006

On 22 Feb 2006, at 18:58, Gerben Wierda wrote:

> [snipped: tex in Terminal is faster than TeX in TeXShop]
> And if you redirect the output in Terminal to /dev/null, it is even  
> faster
> because even Terminal is slowing the job down.
>     pdflatex foo.tex >/dev/null 2>&1

Telling tex not to produce the output in the first place with

pdflatex -interaction=batchmode foo.tex

will also surpress all output to the terminal (and somehow seems  
cleaner to me).

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