[OS X TeX] Textmate and XeLaTeX weirdness

Musa Furber musaf_spamtrap at runbox.com
Sat Jan 20 18:12:57 EST 2007

On 20 Jan 2007, at 23:52, Charilaos Skiadas wrote:

> On Jan 20, 2007, at 4:05 PM, Musa Furber wrote:
>> """
>> # Set up TeX compiler, fallback to xelatex if document indicates it,
>> if grep -Esq '\\usepackage{.*(xunicode|fontspec)|program=xelatex'  
>> "$M"
>> 	then DEF_TEX=xelatex
>> """
> The problem was simply that TextMate detects this even if it is  
> commented out. I committed a fix a couple of hours ago.
>> Maybe someone can convince them to adopt the TeXshop way with the  
>> header lines.
> We do respect those header lines, for at least a month now, perhaps  
> two. We just do a further check based on the inclusion of certain  
> packages, (which should be failing if the corresponding line is  
> uncommented, but wasn't until earlier today), and turn to xelatex  
> (in the presence of xunicode or fontspec) or dvips+ps2pdf (in the  
> presence of pstricks and friends).

Thanks for the clarification and the quick work.


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