[XeTeX] Overfull boxes return status of 0 in XeTeX

Zdenek Wagner zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Sun Mar 13 10:46:36 CET 2016

Such a change will break a lot of build tools. If overful boxes were
reported as errors, the full build will be unsuccessful. In early stages of
devewlopment I am concerned with functionality of macros or wich
communication between several pieces of software, not with the beauty.
Overful boxes will stop me.

Zdeněk Wagner

2016-03-13 10:36 GMT+01:00 Philip Taylor <P.Taylor at rhul.ac.uk>:

> mskala at ansuz.sooke.bc.ca wrote:
> > TeXworks is free to read the log file, just like everybody else has
> > to to detect things like undefined references.
> Agreed, but at the moment it does not, unless the status code is
> non-zero.  I believe that the suggested command-line switch (which would
> not change the default behaviour) would be beneficial not only to users
> of TeXworks (which is a utility installed by default by TeX Live) but to
> anyone/thing else who/that needs to determine automatically whether
> something unexpected has occurred during a XeTeX compilation.
> ** Phil.
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