[OS X TeX] benchmark a pdflatexmk run on a Mac Studio?

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Mon May 2 15:46:13 EDT 2022

> On May 2, 2022, at 11:52 AM, Murray Eisenberg <murrayeisenberg at gmail.com> wrote:
> My roughly 700-page book takes about 5 1/2 minutes to do a complete pdflatexmk run on my 2019 iMac 27” with 3.6 GHz 8-core Intel i9, 64 GB RAm, and 2 TB SSD.


Are you doing a complete clean of all aux files before each run? You shouldn't need to do that unless you run into an error. Of course, if latexmk doesn't detect a change in sources or auxiliary files it just says it has nothing to do.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
herbs at wideopenwest.com

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