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Date: Wed, 17 Feb 2010 03:08:05 +0100
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Am 16.02.2010 um 14:49 schrieb Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard:

> Hi Philipp,
> (just a remark about a very particular point)
> Philipp Stephani a écrit :
>> [...] most other compilers issue messages in the file:line:error
>> format, but the TeX compiler outputs useless noise like page numbers
>> or names of included image files, and no sensible messages at all.
> Are you aware of the -file-line-error command-line option in Web2c's
> implementation of TeX & friends ?

Yes, but this doesn't work for warnings, fatal errors or bad boxed, so it's pretty useless: you have to parse the output anyway.