[texhax] Archiving Documents

Alan T Litchfield alan at alphabyte.co.nz
Sat Apr 27 02:12:03 CEST 2013

A most excellent solution that I shall use again and again.


On 27/04/13 10:08 AM, Karl Berry wrote:
> Hi Neal,
>      > I'd like
>      > to archive the document along with all its TeX dependencies (that is,
>      > everything except for latex itself).
> Seems like it couldn't hurt to archive the binary and .fmt file too.
> Although admittedly computer architectures and/or os's might have
> changed so much that it won't run.
> Anyway, as for your real question, take a look at
> http://www.ctan.org/pkg/bundledoc/ (by Scott Pakin).  I think that does
> exactly the job you want.
> If you want to write stuff yourself, I would advise doing the latex run
> with strace (or truss or whatever it is on your system that traces
> system calls) and grabbing all opened files.
> Good luck finishing your thesis :).

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