Tools for automating document compilation
How do I handle building complicated and large LaTeX projects?
Is there a makefile system (like GNU Make) or should I just write my own shell scripts (what I'm doing now)?
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LaTeXMk is a Pearl script that is very intelligent about different TeX systems, whether or not you need
mkindex run, how many times to run it, etc.
Give it a shot!
rubber is basically the
make of LaTeX.