[tex-k] Bug#573540: epstopdf doesn't like --filter and --outfile option together

Hilmar Preusse hille42 at web.de
Sun Mar 28 16:30:41 CEST 2010

On 18.03.10 Karl Berry (karl at freefriends.org) wrote:


> > command is expected to create the file a.pdf, but the pdf is written
> > to stdout:
> > 
> > epstopdf --filter --outfile=a.pdf < a.ps
> Thanks for the report.
> Want to try this version before I release it?
> (It once again lets --outfile override --filter.  I'll clarify the man
> page, too.)
The following command works now and generates a PDF file.

hille at drachi:~$ cat a.eps | ./epstopdf.pl --outfile a.pdf --filter
hille at drachi:~$ file a.pdf 
a.pdf: PDF document, version 1.4
hille at drachi:~$ 

Thanks for your work.

sigmentation fault

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