[fpc-devel] Compiling LateX documents
Marco van de Voort
marcov at stack.nl
Sun Jan 23 19:22:35 CET 2011
In our previous episode, Luciano de Souza said:
> Does someone know a Freepascal library or a a command line tool non
> instalable to manage LateX documents in Windows system? What I basicly
> want to do is to compile LateX documents without installing any tool, in
> other words, compiling it by means of Freepascal or by means of a non
> instalable tool.
Latex has various internal caches, so that will probably be hard.
It would be a lot easier if you can assume that the installation path will
remain the same, then archiving a texlive distribution might get you
Note that the FPC latex docs do not compile on windows yet, but it is
Problems that I know of
1) fpdoc is cmdline based, and the used cmdline is larger than windows
allows. Michael developed a project system for this, but this still has to
2) the way the date is automatically retrieved by MAKE has problems. Can
easily be remedied by simply editing a date.inc.
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