Log2errmsg, a LaTeX log analyser
The program log2errmsg reads a LaTeX log, extracts the first error message from it, and formats it as a one-line CC/Unix error message suitable for emacs, vi, etc.
It is best applied in the Makefile like this:
This way log2errmsg is called only when the call of pdflatex firstname.lastname@example.org
... and my name is not Richard ...