[tex-live] epstopdf inclusion and shell-escape.

Akira Kakuto kakuto at fuk.kindai.ac.jp
Thu Oct 22 03:14:01 CEST 2009

Herbert Schulz wrote:

> Howdy,
> A purely speculative question. Since there seems to be a problem with  
> restricted shell escape (at least as a default) could the graphic(x/s)  
> package automatically load epstopdf if pdflatex is being run and shell- 
> escape (e.g., via the --shell-escape option) is explicitly invoked?  
> Not as automatic as a default restricted shell escape would be but  
> still useful.

You can use the --shell-escape option for believable sources
as in TL08. This may be used for epstopdf if you prepare
a suitable graphics.cfg.
There is also an option --shell-restricted, but this always
fails by default since no programs are listed as allowed ones.


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