[tex-live] Re: [pdftex] --ipc

Martin Schroeder ms at artcom-gmbh.de
Wed Jul 16 11:51:40 CEST 2003

On 2003-07-16 10:35:55 +0200, Gerben Wierda wrote:
> On unix at least (or any system that supports fifo) you can compile  
> this in. It means that the DVI output is written to a file and the  
> display system can get signals through the pipe every time a new page  
> is ready. It can start displaying before the file is completely typeset.

This would be difficult with pdf: You would need an adapted pdf
viewer and pdfTeX would need to write linearized pdf.

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