CTAN update: latexmk

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at ctan.org
Fri Oct 26 20:08:59 CEST 2018

John Collins submitted an update to the



Version number: 4.61 2018-10-25
License type: gpl2

Summary description: Fully automated LaTeX document generation

Announcement text:

1. Add -pdfxelatex and -pdflualatex options to set commands for xelatex
and lualatex.

2. Correct bug that use of -gg option with -deps-file option did not
create deps file.

3. After run of latex/pdflatex (etc), report count of warnings about
missing characters (typically unavailable Unicode characters).

4. Fix problem that if biber gets a remote file, latexmk would report
it incorrectly as a missing file.

5. Variables, options, placeholders for executing code in *latex before
inputting source file.

6. Better support for pythontex. See the file pythontex-latexmkrc in
the directory example_rcfiles.

7. Correction to bug in use of %R in file specifications in $clean_ext
and $clean_full_ext.


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   Thanks for the upload.

     For the CTAN Team
    Manfred Lotz

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