[tex-live] pretest: epstopdf overwrites existing files

Heiko Oberdiek oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de
Mon Jul 6 05:59:51 CEST 2009

On Sun, Jul 05, 2009 at 06:57:20PM -0500, Karl Berry wrote:

>     Using "append", option "update" will not work, because the PDF file
>     would be found before considering conversion from EPS.
> Oh.  More unseen implications.
>   \epstopdfsetup{suffix=-gen}
> Ah!
>     Please try. Version 1.9 is temporarily available at:
>       http://www.informatik.uni-freiburg.de/~oberdiek/tmp/epstopdf.pdf
> Well, I can't do much with a pdf except read it :).  Can you send me the
> sources (or just upload to CTAN)?  Tomorrow is fine.

The sources are inside the PDF. You can save the .dtx file using
Acrobat Reader or pdftk:
  pdftk epstopdf.pdf unpack_files

Then run the .dtx file through plain-TeX to unpack the .sty file:
  tex epstopdf.dtx

> Sleep well,


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

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