[tex-live] pretest: epstopdf overwrites existing files

T T t34www at googlemail.com
Wed Jul 8 01:38:00 CEST 2009

2009/7/8 Karl Berry <karl at freefriends.org>:
>    Unless foo.eps is given explicitly (i.e. with extension) in which case
>    foo.SUFFIX.pdf should be generated and used even if foo.pdf exists
> Why?   Even though the user is clearly confused in this case (.eps in
> doc, running pdflatex), it still seems to me that if they have a
> foo.pdf, it is probably the "equivalent" of foo.eps and is what the user
> would expect to be used.

No extension given means that the file extension order decides but if
I give 'foo.eps' explicitly, then I expect that it will be included
(or it's eqivalent 'foo.SUFFIX.pdf') and not foo.pdf (which can be
anything). That's at least my way of thinking here.



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