Weird unasked-for file trace in LaTeX
d.p.carlisle at gmail.com
Mon Dec 9 02:43:14 CET 2019
The map file line is shown on the terminal by default, even without
your tracing lines the output is
$ pdflatex cc393
This is pdfTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.20 (TeX Live 2019)
restricted \write18 enabled.
entering extended mode
LaTeX2e <2019-10-01> patch level 3
Document Class: article 2019/10/25 v1.4k Standard LaTeX document class
No file cc393.aux.
Output written on cc393.pdf (1 page, 12027 bytes).
Transcript written on cc393.log.
You see the same with the plain TeX
It comes between the [ (the start of the output routine) and 1] (page
1 being shipped out) as that i the first time it needs to access the
You can force it to be loaded earlier, before the [ is output by adding
to the top of the file.
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