[OS X TeX] TeXShop and epstopdf font substitution
Peter_Dyballa at Web.DE
Thu Nov 11 19:07:48 EST 2004
Am 11.11.2004 um 19:38 schrieb Alan Curtis:
> So which 'epstopdf' is called by TeXShop?
Are you aware of ktrace/kdump? Once you've running a single instance of
TeXShop you can open the TeX source and determine the pid (process id)
of TeXShop. With this knowledge you can invoke as super-user ktrace
with the option to follow sub-processes ("descendants"). Then you
compile the source file. You better quit TeXShop now and invoke as
super-user 'ktrace -C' to finish tracing. With kdump you can examine
the ktrace output.
Another way would be to study TeXShop's source ...
First way would be:
ps -xu | grep TeXShop | grep -v grep # first column your login
name, second the pid
sudo ktrace -dp <pid> -f TeXShop_epstopdf.trc -t i -t n
sudo ktrace -C
sudo kdump -f TeXShop_epstopdf.trc -t i -t n | grep -v /.vol
Then you could try to read the remaining lines. If they're too much
just invoke this command:
sudo kdump -f TeXShop_epstopdf.trc -t i -t n | grep epstopdf
Since all IO from the run is recorded in the trc file you can adapt
your filter many times.
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