[tex-live] pretest: epstopdf overwrites existing files

Robin Fairbairns Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Mon Jul 6 09:01:46 CEST 2009

Karl Berry <karl at freefriends.org> wrote:

>     Using "append", option "update" will not work, because the PDF file
>     would be found before considering conversion from EPS.
> Oh.  More unseen implications.

perfectly obvious if you're not single-minded on one issue (like i was)

>   \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.

all heiko's pdfs in m/l/c/oberdiek contain .dtx files, and the dtx files
contain .ins files.  (but i don't imagine the .ins files contain
anything more than commands.)


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