[tex-k] epstopdf: using eps libraries

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Sun Nov 11 20:37:41 CET 2012

On 2012-11-11 at 18:33:24 +0000, Karl Berry wrote:

 > Hi Marcel,
 >     $ /usr/bin/epstopdf --nogs --gscmd='gs -dNOSAFER'
 > --nogs says "don't run gs".  So I suspect the output is still .eps, not
 > .pdf.  What happens without that option?

The --gscmd argument doesn't tell gs what to do.  One could try

  epstopdf --nogs f.eps | \
     gs -q -dNOPAUSE -dNOSAFER -sDEVICE=pdfwrite -sOutputFile=f.pdf -


 > If that doesn't solve it, please send the actual .eps in question,
 > and be sure you're using the latest epstopdf:
 > epstopdf ($Id: epstopdf.pl 26570 2012-05-22 16:14:37Z karl $) 2.18
 > (You can get it from mirror.ctan.org/support/epstopdf/ if need be.)
 > Best,
 > Karl

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