[racket] [Scribble] problem generating PDF

From: Matthew Flatt (mflatt at cs.utah.edu)
Date: Tue Mar 11 10:45:06 EDT 2014

Although I think there should be a better way to get more information,
I usually render to Latex and then run pdflatex manually to get more

At Tue, 11 Mar 2014 11:15:48 -0300, Eric Tanter wrote:
> Hi,
> Today I made an innocuous change to the PrePLAI document I use for teaching, 
> and, although the html generation is ok, the PDF generation gets stuck. I tried 
> both at the command line and inside DrRacket. Same issue.
> Apparently it's stuck in the pdflatex process, but I can't find any log/trace 
> to give a more informative report. 
> Is there a known bug with PDF generation (I tried both 5.3.6 and 6.0)? or is 
> there a way I can make the process more verbose to be able to give more useful 
> feedback? (I'm well aware that what I describe here is insufficient to track 
> down the issue)
> In case that helps, the document is split in several files, and I can render 
> the changed file without any issue (and get the PDF of that section only). It's 
> the whole document rendering that gets stuck (and still consumes CPU, as per my 
> monitors).
> Thanks!
> -- Éric
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