[metapost] Bug ?

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Tue Jul 21 18:58:57 CEST 2009

Pétiard François wrote:
>>> why Metapost search to compile the fig number 2 and make an error
>>> (error who is true because the command \textgreek is unknown)
>> If I understand you correctly you want metapost to ignore the
>> latex error that your input causes? Why would that make sense?
>> If latex fails, then your figure is broken?
> If I understand Christophe, the question is : "why MetaPost doesn't stop 
> at the command end and try to compile the fig 2 ?"

Ah. Because all the btex.. etex label processing for the whole file 
takes place before anything else happens (otherwise each of the labels
would need its own private latex run).

Best wishes,

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