[metapost] Filenames containing dots

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Thu May 17 15:31:43 CEST 2012

On 05/16/2012 12:09 PM, Juergen Reuter wrote:
> Hi Metaposters,
> I am using Metapost v1.504 (from TexLive 2011), and there is the
> following problem:
> mpost seems to cut off file names after the first dot, such that the log
> files and pictures
> from a file
> A.B.mp
> are created as A.log, A.1, A.2 etc.
> but not A.B.log, A.B.1, A.B.2 etc.
> This causes major problems with our software. Are there any plans to
> change this?

This is fixed in the development version of Metapost, but I do not
know of any workarounds for 1.504 that actually work, sorry.

Best wishes,

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