CTAN update: latexmk

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at ctan.org
Sat Apr 18 22:02:41 CEST 2020

John Collins submitted an update to the



Version number: 4.69a 2020-04-17
License type: gpl2

Summary description: Fully automated LaTeX document generation

Announcement text:

Add -E option to default command for xdvipdfmx, to match call made
  by xetex. This forces xdvipdfmx to always try to embed fonts.
Add -MSWinBackSlash -MSWinBackSlash- options (and corresponding
  configuration variable $MSWin_back_slash) to control whether
  directory separator '\' is used for filenames on command line for
  called programs under MSWin.  -MSWinBackSlash- needs to be used
  when TeXLive is used on MSWin and the TeX filename includes a
  directory component. 
When command-line-specified tex file not found, test for cusdep to
  make it, then try kpsewhich, and only if all 3 fail report an
Various minor improvements and bug fixes.

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   Thanks for the upload.

     For the CTAN Team
    Ina Dau


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