[tex-live] Error using epstopdf

Vladimir Lomov lomov.vl at gmail.com
Wed Jan 20 03:57:57 CET 2010

IMO this is not right list for this question.

On Втр, Янв 19, 2010, Christian Pleul wrote:
> Hi

> I included epstopdf as follows:

> \usepackage{epstopdf}
> 	\epstopdfsetup{update,prepend}

> When including a eps file with

> \begin{figure}
> 	\centering
> 	\includegraphics{captionstruktur}
> 	\caption[Elemente der Beschriftung von Gleitobjekten]{Elemente der Beschriftung von Gleitobjekten}
> \end{figure}

> I get the following error message:

> !!! Error: Writing to gs failed, signal 127

> In just happens on that one file, which is exported from Corel Technical Designer X4 as EPS. The system I am sitting on is a OS X 10.6.2 with TL 2009 (all updates). The compilation is done via TextMate and pdflatex.

> I already exported again, but it still happens with that file.

Sometimes Corel software adds garbage at beginning of EPS file
The first line in the file should be
or similar.

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