"Mojca Miklavec" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:

> On Thu, Apr 17, 2008 at 4:27 PM, John Devereux wrote:
>> "Mojca Miklavec" writes:
>>  > Do you have any suggestions about how to reduce the number of files in
>>  > some sensible way?
>>  The ideal would be an option when processing the source file, to turn
>>  off file deletion. Like
>>  texexec document.tex --keep-temporaries
>>  So by default the source directory would be kept clean, but when
>>  "debugging" the intermediate files would be available.
>>  Or perhaps some option passed to \startGNUPLOTscript (or
>>  \useGNUPLOTgraphic) if that is possible?
>>   \startGNUPLOTscript[example][keeptemporaryfile=yes]
> This sounds fine (having a --debug-like option), but one more question
> - what about caching existing results? (If all files are deleted, then
> it's not possible to ask for --ifchanged, so gnuplot needs to be run
> each time.)

Actually the configurable temp dir would be OK too.

  texexec document.tex --tempdir=./temporaries

Regarding cacheing, this would be nice but I don't know if it can be
done. I think you still need to run gnuplot in case the data has

>>  That might be better otherwise debugging a big document could result
>>  it hundreds of files.
>>  Another possibility would be to put the files in /tmp.
> That's not too practical.


John Devereux
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