[XeTeX] -output-directory [was: \font syntax]

Jonathan Kew jonathan_kew at sil.org
Tue Jul 31 19:13:31 CEST 2007

On 31 Jul 2007, at 4:47 pm, Martin Schröder wrote:

> 2007/7/31, John Was <john.was at ntlworld.com>:
>> While we're on the subject of directories, though, I would very   
>> much like
>> to be able to tell XeTeX where to put the PDF file it generates,  
>> and also
>> auxiliary files that I sometimes create with \openout,  
>> \immediatewrite, etc.
>> Or have I just missed something about this in the documentation.   
>> At present
> Try
> xetex -output-directory=DIR

That ought to be the answer.... but it has just come to my attention  
(thanks, Akira!) that it doesn't actually work correctly. :-( It will  
place the .log and other output files in the given directory, but not  
the actual PDF. Expect this to be fixed in the next update.


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