[racket] [Scribble] problem generating PDF

From: Eric Tanter (etanter at dcc.uchile.cl)
Date: Tue Mar 11 14:24:13 EDT 2014

I did that and got pdflatex hanging without any clue. But I tried to pdflatex it on another machine, and it works, so that's a problem with my latex distribution.

Sorry about the noise!

-- Éric

On Mar 11, 2014, at 11:45 AM, Matthew Flatt <mflatt at cs.utah.edu> wrote:

> 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
> information.
> 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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