[tex4ht] [bug #276] avoid multiple runs of latex
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Thu Mar 31 14:40:27 CEST 2016
HGS> Date: Thu, 31 Mar 2016 10:17:46 +0200
HGS> From: Hans Georg Schaathun <georg+tex at schaathun.net>
HGS> I have actually seen people doing exactly that as part of a Makefile
HGS> setup (using Bourne shell). Personally, I never copied that setup.
HGS> It is a bit odd that I did not, since I do not doubt that it worked,
HGS> and I usually do not mind a little bit of chewing gum and tape in my
HGS> config :-)
HGS> I cannot remember where I saw it. It has been at least a decade.
Here is a fragment of my typical Makefile (I beleive it is more than a
decade old :)
- bibtex $*
while ( grep -q '^LaTeX Warning: Label(s) may have changed' $*.log) \
do pdflatex $<; done
Now I know someone out there is going to claim, "Well then, UNIX is intuitive,
because you only need to learn 5000 commands, and then everything else follows
from that! Har har har!"
(Andy Bates in comp.os.linux.misc, on "intuitive interfaces", slightly
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