[tex-k] IPC and TeX

Tom Rokicki rokicki at gmail.com
Fri Sep 30 22:47:25 CEST 2011

The IPC option (at least the way I wrote it originally) does not save any writes
to disk at all; it just uses an IPC channel to communicate which pages have
been written to the DVI file already.

For what you're doing, have you considered simply using a ram disk?


On Fri, Sep 30, 2011 at 3:33 AM, Juan Batiz-Benet
<jbenet at cs.stanford.edu> wrote:
> Hello there!
> I want to build a very efficient server to render (la)tex. The idea is not
> to hit disk at all, if it can be avoided, and just write everything via
> sockets. It seems that I should be using --ipc, but I can find no
> documentation of it anywhere. Any pointers would be greatly appreciated!
> Cheers,
> Juan

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