Errors With aux File in Master

Richard Kimberly Heck rikiheck at
Sat Feb 27 02:04:14 UTC 2021

On 2/26/21 8:57 PM, Scott Kostyshak wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 26, 2021 at 08:51:03PM -0500, Richard Kimberly Heck wrote:
>> I'm having very frequent errors on compilation with "I can't find
>> FILENAME.aux" or else undefined citations. This is on two different
>> machines, both with Fedora 33. There isn't anything in the LaTeX log
>> that is very informative, and the debug messages don't say anything
>> either, so far as I can see. What's most annoying about it is that, once
>> I get this error, attemping to recompile often has no effect, since (I
>> think) LyX knows that the LaTeX itself hasn't changed.
> I remember you mentioning this before. I've been using master a lot and
> haven't seen this. I think that if there was an error, we delete the aux
> file before recompiling. Perhaps something is going wrong in that part
> of the code for the type of documents you're working with.

Yes, I was thinking something similar. I often see "undefined citation"
errors around the same time.

It feels to me like there is some case here where we need to run bibtex
but are not doing so. It may well matter that I am still using bibtex.


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