[racket] using scribble --pdf on Windows

From: Shriram Krishnamurthi (sk at cs.brown.edu)
Date: Sun Sep 25 14:50:06 EDT 2011

Yes.  That's why I ran scribble --pdf afterwards in that directory (in
the hope it'd pick up that log file, but it didn't, ergo my belief
it's running somewhere else).

On Sun, Sep 25, 2011 at 2:49 PM, Robby Findler
<robby at eecs.northwestern.edu> wrote:
> When you run pdflatex yourself, do you get a .log file?
> Robby
> 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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