latexd.sh is a quick and dirty script that watches a file and calls
whenever a change is detected. This is useful to automatically compile a LaTeX
document when saved, but can actually be used in any case where you have to
make regularly. To detect a change, a MD5 sum of the file is computed.
This script works well (at least) on GNU/Linux and FreeBSD.
- Handles only a single file.
- The delay between two checks is not configurable.
make_html2text.sh converts all HTML (
.htm) files in the current
directory into text files (.txt). For each HTML file, it verifies that the text
file does not exists, or is older than the corresponding HTML file; if the text
file is more recent, nothing is done.
To use this script, you will have to install the program
-nobs is used to avoid output of formatting sequences (bold, italic,