[tex-live] Bug in TexLive 2005 and 2007? Non-writable aux-file

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Wed Mar 7 00:37:34 CET 2007

>>>>> "Karl" == Karl Berry <karl at freefriends.org> writes:

  > Thanks for the analysis, Heiko and everyone.  If the user does not
  > provide a file name, then he is probably unable/unwilling to
  > provide the correct error recovery.

  > I see a difference between typing CTRL-C or CTRL-D to "give me an
  > input file", and just pressing RET.  Handling of CTRL-C and CTRL-D
  > has always been problematic; I've seen lots of different behavior
  > over the years.  I have no qualms about simply aborting given
  > CTRL-C or CTRL-D.  That seems eminently desirable to me.

Yes, the current behavior bothers me all the time.  I think that when
people press CTRL-C or CTRL-D they expect that TeX aborts immediately.
I also do not understand why TeX continues after a fatal error (file
not writable) occurred.


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