[XeTeX] Re: ABD: EveryShipout initializing macros
jonathan_kew at sil.org
Sat Jan 14 19:07:00 CET 2006
On 14 Jan 2006, at 5:10 pm, Scott Murman wrote:
> some follow-on information.
Follow-on? I didn't see the original message, nor does it seem to be
in the list archive. Wonder where it went?
> this problem seems to be caused by an interaction with the eso-pic
> package. again, there aren't any noticeable problems for plain
> latex. below is an example. not only does it slow down processing
> of the file, i don't actually get the image included in every page.
> % The picture is centered on the page background
I tried this in a 7-page paper I'm currently writing, and the image
appeared on every page, as expected. So I don't know what's happening
in your case. (And it didn't seem to run significantly slower, either.)
> On Jan 13, 2006, at 10:24 AM, Scott Murman wrote:
>> hello, what is this EveryShipout doing? it is extremely slow on
>> my system. it doesn't happen for regular latex, only xelatex, but
>> i see nothing in the archives discussing it. i'm using tex 2005
>> with xetex 0.99b. both AAT and OpenType fonts are extremely
>> slow. the older versions were much faster.
Interesting.... do you have Norton anti-virus installed, by any
chance? That has been known to cause serious slow-downs. Aside from
that, I don't know offhand why it should be "extremely slow" compared
to older versions.
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