[OS X TeX] MUST zap aux files
dac at panix.com
Sun Sep 6 20:15:35 EDT 2009
Recently I've been running into something that I just don't ever
remember having to do in the past, and I've been using TeX for quite a
Namely, after tripping over certain some mistake or other (say, an extra
brace or something), even once the error is corrected TeX cannot process
the file without choking until I delete the aux file. I have found no
particular pattern to this.
I'm using TeXShop 2.26 with an up-to-date (according to TeX Live
Utility) TeX Live 2008 on Mac OS X 10.5.8. The paper I've been working
on is in revtex, and I'm using pdflatex.
This isn't terribly serious, but it's just different from anything I
ever remember having to do, and now when I get a TeX error in the
console I don't know whether there really is a problem with the source,
or whether there's just something goofy in the aux file.
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