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Re: [O] (version 3) [PATCH] New feature: Use dvisvgm to preview latex fo

From: tumashu
Subject: Re: [O] (version 3) [PATCH] New feature: Use dvisvgm to preview latex formular
Date: Mon, 16 May 2016 23:06:45 +0800 (CST)


在 2016-05-16 21:18:20,"Nicolas Goaziou" <address@hidden> 写道:
>"Feng Shu" <address@hidden> writes:
>> I suggest to add (:generator my-generator-function) style configure
>> to `org-latex-pdf-process', it is simple and powerful feature, we
>> can use this feature to switch latex commands dynamicially, for example:
>> (defun my-latex-pdf-process-generator (texfile snippet extra-info)
>>   (cond
>>    ((<a>) (<org-latex-pdf-process-style-command1>)
>>    ((<b>) (<org-latex-pdf-process-style-command2>)))))
>> although we can set org-latex-pdf-process to a function to do the same work,
>> but this function is hard to write as org-latex-compile, it may only
>> useful for developer instead of user....
>> caller-info argument is for the above feature.
>I understand the need to extend `org-latex-pdf-process'. However this
>isn't a good way to look at it. In fact, it makes little sense to load
>the whole export framework when you're only after displaying a LaTeX
>snippet in the current buffer.
>I think a better approach would be to create a generic tool to compile
>a file to another format, e.g. `org-compile-file'. It would take a command
>(as a list of strings or a function) and apply it to the source file
>name. Then it would check if the output file was produced. Optionally,
>it would allow to create a buffer so as to retrieve error messages.
>Then, e.g., `org-latex-compile' or `org-preview-generate-image', could
>extend this function, i.e., handle specific variables (e.g.,
>`org-latex-pdf-process') and call it with appropriate arguments.
>As example, here's a proof of concept for `org-compile-file' and
>  (defun org-compile-file (source process extension &optional spec log-buffer)
>    "Compile a SOURCE file using PROCESS.
>  PROCESS is either a function or a list of shell commands, as
>  strings.
>  If PROCESS is a function, it is called with a single argument:
>  SOURCE file.  It must create a file with the same base name and
>  directory as SOURCE, but using extension.
>  If it is a list of commands, each of them is called using
>  `shell-command'.  By default, in each command, %b, %f and %o are
>  replaced, respectively, with SOURCE base name, SOURCE full name
>  and SOURCE directory.  It is possible, however, to use different
>  place-holders by specifying them in optional argument SPEC.  In
>  this case, SPEC should be an alist (CHARACTER REPLACEMENT-STRING).
>  When PROCESS is a list of commands, optional argument LOG-BUFFER
>  can be set to a buffer or a buffer name.  `shell-command' then
>  uses it as an output buffer, which may be used for collecting
>  errors.
>  `default-directory' is set to SOURCE directory during the whole
>  process.
>  Return output file or raise an error if it wasn't generated upon
>  executing PROCESS."
>    (let* ((base-name (file-name-sans-extension (file-name-nondirectory 
> source)))
>        (full-name (file-truename source))
>        (out-dir (file-name-directory source))
>        ;; Properly set working directory for compilation.
>        (default-directory (if (file-name-absolute-p source)
>                               (file-name-directory full-name)
>                             default-directory))
>        (time (current-time)))
>      (save-window-excursion
>        (pcase process
>          ((pred functionp) (funcall process (shell-quote-argument source)))
>          ((pred consp)
>           (let ((log (and log-buffer (get-buffer-create log-buffer)))
>                 (spec (or spec
>                           `((?b ,(shell-quote-argument base-name))
>                             (?f ,(shell-quote-argument full-name))
>                             (?o ,(shell-quote-argument out-dir))))))
>             (dolist (command process)
>               (shell-command (format-spec command spec) log))))
>          (t (error "No valid command to process %S" source)))
>        ;; Check for process failure.
>        (let ((output (concat out-dire base-name extension)))
>          (when (or (not (file-exists-p output))
>                    ;; Only compare times up to whole seconds as some
>                    ;; file-systems (e.g. HFS+) do not retain any finer
>                    ;; granularity.
>                    (time-less-p (cl-subseq (nth 5 (file-attributes output)) 0 
> 2)
>                                 (cl-subseq time 0 2)))
>            (error (format "File %S wasn't produced" output)))
>          output))))
>  (defun org-latex-compile (texfile)
>    "Compile a TeX file.
>  TEXFILE is the name of the file being compiled.  Processing is
>  done through the command specified in `org-latex-pdf-process'.
>  Return PDF file name or an error if it couldn't be produced."
>    (message "Processing LaTeX file %s..." texfile)
>    (let* ((base-name (file-name-sans-extension (file-name-nondirectory 
> texfile)))
>        (full-name (file-truename texfile))
>        (compiler (or (with-temp-buffer
>                        (save-excursion (insert-file-contents full-name))
>                        (when (and (search-forward-regexp
>                                    (regexp-opt org-latex-compilers) 
> (line-end-position 2) t)
>                                   (progn (beginning-of-line)
>                                          (looking-at-p "%")))
>                          (match-string 0)))
>                      "pdflatex"))
>        (out-dir (file-name-directory texfile))
>           (spec `((?B ,(shell-quote-argument org-latex-bib-compiler))
>                   (?L ,(shell-quote-argument compiler))
>                   (?b ,(shell-quote-argument base-name))
>                   (?f ,(shell-quote-argument full-name))
>                   (?o ,(shell-quote-argument out-dir))))
>           (log-buffer (get-buffer-create "*Org PDF LaTeX Output*"))
>           (outfile
>            (org-compile-file
>             texfile
>             (let ((process org-latex-pdf-process))
>               ;; A function is provided: Apply it.
>               (if (functionp org-latex-pdf-process)
>                   org-latex-pdf-process
>                 ;; A list is provided: replace %b, %f and %o with
>                 ;; appropriate values in each command before applying
>                 ;; it.  Note that while "%latex" and "%bibtex" is used
>                 ;; in `org-latex-pdf-process', they are replaced with
>                 ;; "%L" and "%B" to adhere to format-spec.  Output is
>                 ;; redirected to "*Org PDF LaTeX Output*" buffer.
>                 (mapcar (lambda (command)
>                           (replace-regexp-in-string
>                            "%\\(latex\\|bibtex\\)\\>"
>                            (lambda (str) (upcase (substring str 0 2)))
>                            command))
>                         org-latex-pdf-process)))
>             ".pdf"
>             log-buffer)))
>      (when org-latex-remove-logfiles
>        (mapc #'delete-file
>              (directory-files
>               out-dir t
>               (concat (regexp-quote base-name)
>                       "\\(?:\\.[0-9]+\\)?"
>                       "\\."
>                       (regexp-opt org-latex-logfiles-extensions)))))
>      (let ((warnings (get-buffer-create(org-latex--collect-warnings outbuf))))
>        (message (concat "PDF file produced"
>                         (cond
>                          ((eq warnings 'error) " with errors.")
>                          (warnings (concat " with warnings: " warnings))
>                          (t ".")))))
>      ;; Return output file name.
>      outfile))

i do not understand you mean, we may say different things. org-latex-compile is 
do you want split org-latex-compile to two function?

i suggest discuss base my v6 patch.

>> Remove the above two and only use the below *one* ?
>> (make-obsolete-variable
>>  'org-latex-preview-ltxpng-directory
>>  "Set `org-latex-preview-ltximg-directory' instead." "25.1")
>I think
>  (make-obsolete-variable
>  'org-latex-preview-ltxpng-directory
>  'org-latex-preview-ltximg-directory "25.1")
>is sufficient. The code you wrote is not wrong either, tho.
>Nicolas Goaziou

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