[tex-live] use of -jobname

Patrice Dumas pertusus at free.fr
Tue Jan 1 15:35:06 CET 2008


What is the use of the -jobname? The info documentation says
     Set the job name to STRING, instead of deriving it from the name
     of the input file.
But what is the job name used for? Is there a documentation on that
subject somewhere?

This option is used for the fmt files generation, my austion is in this


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