[OS X TeX] varioref

Alan Curtis acurtis at ieee.org
Tue Jul 13 20:24:17 CEST 2004

On Jul 13, 2004, at 1:51 PM, Herb Schulz wrote:

> On 7/13/04 12:33 PM, "Jon Guyer" <jguyer at his.com> wrote:
>> On Jul 13, 2004, at 1:25 PM, Alan Curtis wrote:
>>> 1 .Build the database using the command
>>>> sudo /usr/libexec/locate.updatedb
>>> 2. locates the file using the command
>>>> locate varioref
>>> If you use this a lot, like me, you can add updatedb to your cron
>>> file. I use anachron to do this.  See
>>> http://www.alastairs-place.net/anacron.html
>> This should already be in your periodic weekly script (which may well
>> not ever run if you're machine is asleep or off during the cron cycle)
> That's why I use Macaroni which will take care of daily, weekly, 
> monthly,
> etc., administrative tasks after a short period of inactivity if they
> haven't already been done. I'm sure there are other apps to do the same
> thing I just happen to use that one.

Ah, I remember now! I use 'anacron' to run the existing cron stuff as I 
have a PowerBook and it is not always on. 'Anacron' does something 
similar to Macaroni, but it is free (GNU General Public License).


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