[metapost] mpost(1) doesn't honor -output-directory.

Michaël Cadilhac michael at cadilhac.name
Tue Aug 28 18:13:23 CEST 2007

Pétiard François <petiard.francois at free.fr> writes:

> Michaël Cadilhac a écrit le 28/08/2007 17:00 :
>> Hi folk!
>> For some reason I just haven't the time to dig for, mpost doesn't
>> respect its promise to honor -output-directory. It just doesn't
>> understand the option.
>> mpost: unrecognized option `-output-directory=/tmp/view-mpa8PGTE'
>> mpost: unrecognized option `-output-directory'
>> And the same with double-dash.
>> Thanks in advance for any bugfix :-)
> Which are your distribution ?

Gosh, I forgot to mention the most relevant infos !

mpost from the foundry,
$ mpost -v
MetaPost 1.000 (Web2C 7.5.5)
kpathsea version 3.5.5
Copyright 2005 AT&T Bell Laboratories.
Kpathsea is copyright 2005 Karl Berry and Olaf Weber.
There is NO warranty.  Redistribution of this software is
covered by the terms of both the MetaPost copyright and
the Lesser GNU General Public License.
For more information about these matters, see the file
named COPYING and the MetaPost source.
Primary author of MetaPost: John Hobby.
Current maintainer of MetaPost: Taco Hoekwater.
Kpathsea written by Karl Berry, Olaf Weber, and others.

and teTeX version 3.0_p1, on Gentoo.

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