[OS X TeX] Does anyone have a LaTeX Makefile?

William Adams will.adams at frycomm.com
Wed Sep 29 11:18:04 EDT 2010

On Sep 29, 2010, at 11:02 AM, Jeremy Conlin wrote:

> I am looking for a Makefile for LaTeX so I don't have to make one up
> myself.  I am particularly interested in one that is smart about when
> it needs to compile multiple times or if one time is sufficient.
> Usually, when I'm writing a paper, the bibliography information
> doesn't change much.  But once in awhile, I will add a new citation
> and the bibliography will have to be generated again.  Unless a new
> citation is added I would like the Makefile to only compile LaTeX
> once, because that is all that is required.
> Does anyone have such a Makefile?

I believe you want the nifty latexmk --- there should be an engine and documentation for it in:


Very, very cool.


William Adams
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Fry Communications
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