[OS X TeX] bibtex/natbib

Ross Moore ross at maths.mq.edu.au
Sun Sep 12 23:51:36 CEST 2004


On 13/09/2004, at 6:43 AM, Curtis Clifton wrote:

>>
>> At least I have a technique now for finding problems, just not a very 
>> quick one.
>
> A faster variant on your search technique is to split the offending 
> file in half.  If the problem only occurs with one half, then discard 
> the other and split the bad half again.  This binary search technique 
> quickly eliminates more of the file from consideration.  Of course you 
> have to be a bit careful about where you make the splits to avoid 
> introducing new errors.

Use \endinput  to just make the point where the file should 
(temporarily) end.
This gives the same kind of binary search, but with less effort to 
recover the "split-off" parts.


Cheers,

	Ross

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> Curt
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