arara is a TeX automation tool based on rules and directives, written in Java. The author and maintainer is Paulo Cereda.

arara is com­pa­ra­ble with other well-known com­pi­la­tion tools like la­texmk and rub­ber. The key dif­fer­ence is that that arara de­ter­mines its ac­tions from meta­data in the source code, rather than re­ly­ing on in­di­rect re­sources, such as log file anal­y­sis.

Since version 3.0, arara is available on CTAN and also in the TeX Live repository. The project repository is hosted in GitHub.

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