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Re: squeezed measure

From: Han-Wen Nienhuys
Subject: Re: squeezed measure
Date: Mon, 31 Jan 2005 20:29:31 +0100

address@hidden writes:
> The problem is a limitation of the Cygwin implementation of the
> Python scripting language used in the implementation of lilypond-book.
> I did an ugly fix in version 2.2, but considered it too ugly to be
> included in all future versions. Now it appears that nobody tried
> to find a better solution, so maybe we should include it in the
> latest development version anyhow.
> You can include the fix yourself, even if you are not a programmer.
> Just open the file C:\cygwin\bin\lilypond-book in a text editor
> (use the same one that you use for your .ly files) and change the
> line that says
> latex_filter_cmd = 'latex "\\nonstopmode \input /dev/stdin"'
> into
> latex_filter_cmd = 'cat > lily-tmp.tex; latex "\\nonstopmode \input 
> lily-tmp.tex";rm lily-tmp.tex'
> (make that a single line)
> For the hackers of the list, more information about the problem
> can be found in
> http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-lilypond/2004-06/msg00012.html
> with followups and my ugly fix can be found in
> http://savannah.gnu.org/cgi-bin/viewcvs/lilypond/lilypond/scripts/lilypond-book.py.diff?r1=

Can you apply this patch to head as well? I concur that it is not very
elegant; a better solution would be to make filter_pipe() more

BTW I would use && iso. ;


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