[OS X TeX] latexmk-style methods comparison

Bruno Voisin bvoisin at mac.com
Fri Mar 16 10:03:38 CET 2007

Le 16 mars 07 à 01:56, Enrico Franconi a écrit :

> I understand (but I may be wrong) that there are several methods  
> around to run latex a sufficient number of times, both the dvi-ps- 
> pdf route (i.e., pstricks compatible) and the direct pdf route. I  
> guess that most of them stem from the death of the original Latexmk.

On a side note, for those people interested in XeLaTeX but needing  
the ability to run pstricks: you may be interested to know that alpha  
support of pstricks is presently being tested in the XDV-to-PDF  
driver xdvipdfmx. See:


It's still for the adventurous soul only, as the installation is not  
straightforward and there seems to be incompatibilities left. See in  


In case some people may have had a "conflict of interest" between  
XeTeX and pstricks...

Bruno Voisin
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