[tex-live] pretest: epstopdf overwrites existing files

Philip TAYLOR (Ret'd) P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Wed Jul 8 09:54:55 CEST 2009

Heiko Oberdiek wrote:

 > On Tue, Jul 07, 2009 at 05:48:31PM -0500, Karl Berry wrote:

 >> That seems ok.  Maybe we can omit the -to, to make it a little shorter.
 >> Just foo.{eps,png,...}-converted.pdf still seems ok?  Either way.
 > Yes, it's fine with me: \epstopdfsetup{suffix=.\SourceExt-converted}
 > Someone has used "aux" in his suggestion. It could be extended
 > by \SourceExt:
 >   \epstopdfsetup{suffix=.\SourceExt-aux}
 > It would be shorter, but probably also less understandable.
 > Opinions?

"converted" is ambiguous (it could mean "converted-from");
"converted-to" is  unambiguous and therefore preferable,

** Phil.

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