[NTG-context] Re: TeX run : 8

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Wed Mar 2 21:32:33 CET 2005


Patrick Gundlach wrote:

>>I have tried your small file (the one you have sent me) an a vanilla
>>tetex 3.0 and an older texlive (I had to dig out my iBook -- anybody
>>wants to buy a used iBook?) and both were two runs.
> 
> 
> Ah, not so fast, Patrick. I can reproduce your problem:
> 
> $ ls -lR
> .:
> total 4
> drwxr-xr-x    4 pg       pg            136 Mar  2 20:27 PARTS
> -rw-r--r--    1 pg       pg            117 Mar  2 20:28 TEST.tex
> 
> ./PARTS:
> total 8
> -rw-r--r--    1 pg       pg             40 Mar  2 20:27 ONE.tex
> -rw-r--r--    1 pg       pg             40 Mar  2 20:27 TWO.tex
> 
> (so setup is TEST.tex in all capitals and ONE.tex and TWO.tex in
> subdir, tetex 3.0). Now I run
> 
> texexec --pdf test.tex
> 
> (lowercase test.tex !)
> 
> and I get:
> 
> [...]
> 
>  utility file analysis : another run needed
>                TeX run : 8
> 
> 
> [...]
> 
> 
> Note that the standard OS X filesystem is case preserving, but not
> case sensitive when accessing a file. So accessing test.tex would be
> happy with a file called TEST.tex. It is possible to create a pure
> case sensitive HFS+ filesystem, but it isn't necessary to reproduce
> the problem. (It would probably avoid it, though).

ah, i explicitly tried both lower and uppercase variants of the sample files, 
but windows does not care, i.e. all access deep down in the system is (afaik) 
cap. So i saw no difference here.

so, what do you recomend, renaming the file to lowercase?

Hans



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