[tex-live] Status of restricted \write18 and epstopdf conversion

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Mon Oct 19 23:58:14 CEST 2009

On 19 October 2009 Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard wrote:

 > Currently no distro uses this restricted write18, except TL09 which
 > is still in testing phase. MikTeX makes everything differently:
 > different TeX implementation, different esptopf executable...
 > (That doesn't mean it's not worth checking if MikTeX is subject to
 > some of the problems we discussed here, but a priori their problems
 > are not the same as ours.)

No need to worry about MikTeX.  Christian is a good programmer but I
have the impression that he is not interested in any discussions.  I'm
sure that he notices what's going on in TeX Live and adapts MikTeX
accordingly, if necessary.


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