[tex-live] Automatic eps conversion stopped working (TL-2009-pretest)

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Wed Oct 14 16:07:58 CEST 2009

On Mi, 14 Okt 2009, Ralph Martin wrote:
> But I thought the automatic thing was supposed to effectively do the  
> same as adding line for me (and I am pretty sure I did not need to add  
> it a few days ago). Or am I mistaken in how this automatic thing works?

Yes, we pulled the plug and try to fix it. The problem is that 
allowing epstopdf we in fact obliterate openout_any becasue 
epstopdf can write everywhere.

As long as we are not able to provide a restricted epstopdf that
only allows writing to subdirectories or similar we will
unfortunately not have this feature, althoug it is documented.

Best wishes


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