[pdftex] redirecting tex dvi output

Marcin Kasperski Marcin.Kasperski at softax.com.pl
Sun Jun 1 17:13:37 CEST 2003

>   Unfortunately, pdf(la)tex has the same file output
> convention as tex and latex--when the input comes from
> stdin (not from some .tex file), the output is always
> stored in "texput.pdf".  I need a way to redirect the
> output to a filename I specify.
>   Looking at my earlier post, I should have stated the
> problem more clearly :)  Any ideas?

I have never tried but what would happen if one creates named pipe of
name 'texput.pdf' just before running pdftex?

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