Archive for April, 2010

running TeX tools from non-standard locations

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010

In some configurations (for example, when using MacTeX), if you copy a TeX-related binary to non-standard location, the tool stops working. More precisely, if a tool uses kpathsea library, special setup is required. More practically, is you compile something like dvisvgm, it might not work.


finding deleted files in a subversion repository

Monday, April 26th, 2010

I needed file which was deleted some time ago. Thanks to Subversion, the task is easy as long as you remember the name of the file. Unfortunately, it wasn’t a case. Fortunately, I found a magic spell. In the directory where the file was located, say: svn log --verbose, and the output will contain all the names and the revisions.

XML to paper publishing with manual intervention

Thursday, April 15th, 2010

My paper “XML to paper publishing with manual intervention” is accepted for XATA 2010 (XML: Aplicações e Tecnologias Associadas), 19 and 20 May, Vila do Conde, Portugal. Abstract: