[racket] using scribble --pdf on Windows

From: Robby Findler (robby at eecs.northwestern.edu)
Date: Sun Sep 25 14:49:06 EDT 2011

When you run pdflatex yourself, do you get a .log file?


On Sun, Sep 25, 2011 at 1:46 PM, Shriram Krishnamurthi <sk at cs.brown.edu> wrote:
> Sorry, should have pointed that out.  No, I don't see a log file.
> There are no output files of any sort when scribble is done.  I would
> have anyway thought scribble was doing all this in some tmp directory
> somewhere else.
> Aha, I just found out that there's a scribble --latex option.  I ran
> that and it produced a .tex file, which went through pdflatex without
> a problem (yes, I used the explicit path to pdflatex printed by
> DrRacket), and the resulting PDF looks good.  So the problem is
> presumably in the interaction between scribble and pdflatex.
> Running scribble --pdf in that same directory, however, still produces
> the same error, reinforcing my belief that scribble is running
> pdflatex in some temp directory where it's still looking for a
> non-existent .log.
> [Incidentally, I found out about --latex from running scribble --help.
>  This claims that the default is --text.  I believe this is wrong: the
> default appears to actually be --html.]
> Shriram

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