# rubber-info - Man Page

extract information from LaTeX documents

## Synopsis

rubber-info [options] [action] source

## Description

Rubber-info is a utility for extracting various kinds of information from a LaTeX document. Information can be extracted from the source (for instance when calculating dependencies) or from the compilation log files (to extract errors and warnings). This program is a complement for the compilation system rubber(1).

The command-line options are those used by rubber(1) plus one of the actions described below.

## Actions

One of the following command-line options must be specified, to decide which information to extract. Of course, for actions that read a log file, a compilation must have been done before. If none of these actions is specified, --check is assumed.

--boxes

Extracts from the log file the places in the source where bad boxes appeared (these are the famous overfull and underfull \hbox and \vbox)

--check

Report errors if there are any, otherwise report undefined references if there are any, otherwise list warnings and bad boxes. This is the default action.

--deps

Analyse the source files and produce a space-separated list of all the files that the document depends on and that Rubber cannot rebuild.

--errors

Extract from the log file the list of errors that occurred during the last compilation.

-h,  --help

Display the list of all available options and exit nicely.

--refs

Report the list of undefined or multiply defined references (i.e. the \ref's that are not defined by one \label).

--rules

Analyse the source files and produce a list of dependency rules. One rule is produced for each intermediate target that would be made when running rubber. Rules are formatted in the style of Makefiles.

--version

Print the version number and exit nicely.

--warnings

Stupidly enumerate all LaTeX warnings, i.e. all the lines in the log file that contain the string "Warning".

## Bugs

There are surely a some...

This page documents Rubber version 1.5.1. The program and this man-page are maintained by Sebastian Kapfer <sebastian.kapfer@fau.de>. The homepage for Rubber can be found at https://launchpad.net/rubber/.