[metapost] mpost and jobname

Jerome BENOIT g6299304p at rezozer.net
Tue Dec 28 14:59:06 CET 2010

Hello METAPOST Team,

I have just noticed the following (unexpected) mpost behaviour:

mpost dummy.mp.mp

gives for jobname `dummy' not `dummy.mp' as expected.

I am running mpost on a daily updated Debain (Squeeze/testing) box:
mpost --version

MetaPost 1.208
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