[tex-live] epstopdf.sty 2008 vs 2009

Heiko Oberdiek oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de
Thu Aug 13 15:22:11 CEST 2009

On Thu, Aug 13, 2009 at 12:41:06PM +0200, Daniel Becker wrote:

> the following testfile, which used to work with TL2008, doesn't work  
> with TL2009 (pdflatex):
> ! Package pdftex.def Error: File `testbild-tif-converted-to.png' not  
> found.
> Does one need to use \DeclareGraphicsRule now differently because of  
> the update of epstopdf.sty?

Yes, or other options, see package documentation.

> \usepackage{epstopdf}
> \DeclareGraphicsRule{.tif}{png}{.png}{`convert #1 `dirname #1`/ 
> `basename #1 .tif`.png}
> \PrependGraphicsExtensions{.tif}

There are new options and new defaults since version 2009/07/12 v2.0.
Especially option `suffix' appends "-tif-converted-to" to the
basename of your image. But the output file is available as \OutputFile.

I would use

  convert #1 \OutputFile

Yours sincerely
  Heiko <oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de>

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