[tex-live] [XeLaTeX] -output-directory and -aux-directory has no effect

Ulrike Fischer news3 at nililand.de
Mon Apr 10 16:16:55 CEST 2017

Am Mon, 10 Apr 2017 14:43:00 +0200 schrieb c.buhtz at posteo.jp:

> First I was trying it with TeXnicCenter but I got down to the Win10 
> commandline to be sure.
> "xelatex c.tex -output-directory=out"
> Has no effect. I also tried -aux-directory and the combination of them.
> I tried absolute pathes (using the correct dir delemiter \) and relative 
> pathes (e.g. .\out).
> No effect. No error. The temporary build files occure in the same place 
> as the tex file.
> Using "This is XeTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-0.99996 (TeX Live 
> 2016/W32TeX) (preloaded format=xelatex)"

The option should be before the file name:

G:\Z-Test>xelatex -output-directory=out test-utf8

works fine for me.

Ulrike Fischer 

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