CTAN Update: latexmk

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at ctan.org
Sat Apr 17 08:49:20 CEST 2021

John Collins submitted an update to the



Version:  4.72b 2021-04-15
License:  gpl2

Summary description:  Fully automated LaTeX document generation

Announcement text:
 1. For bibtex, revert to change-directory default when running bibtex.

 2. Add similar procedure for makeindex, but leave old default.

 3. Add options -indexfudge, -indexfudge-, -noindexfudge.

 4. Solve bug that transition from non-existent file to existent file
    didn't trigger rerun of *latex.  (This concerns files that were
    flagged as missing in the .log file.)

 5. Give .latexmkrc priority of latexmkrc in finding rc files.

 6. Correct bug when chapterbib used with non-trivial out or aux dir.

 7. Improve handling of situation when auxdir or outdir are specified
    as absolute paths.

 8. Miscellaneous bug corrections.


The package’s Catalogue entry can be viewed at

The package’s files themselves can be inspected at


   Thanks for the upload.

     For the CTAN Team
    Petra Rübe-Pugliese


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