[tex-k] Can't quit etex

Fabrice Popineau Fabrice.Popineau at supelec.fr
Sun Jun 8 13:31:31 CEST 2003

> Feature request for etex.  When I use tex4ht and make an error in the
> commandline

> htlatex ...

> it is almost impossible to quit the process.  After some trial and
> error I did find out that I have to issue three times the commands

> ^C and X

> As I learnt from Eitan Gurari the reason for this is that tex4ht is
> calling latex three times. I suggest that etex quits completely after
> the first command.

Under win32, that's true that given etex.exe traps the interruption, it
is not propagated to htlatex.exe. One way to deal with it it is not to
type 'X' but to type Ctrl-C or Ctrl-Break another time.


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