[OS X TeX] Metapost broken with TL2004 ?

Adam Lindsay atl at comp.lancs.ac.uk
Sun Jan 16 20:06:59 EST 2005

Gerben said:
>> Thanks to Jean Claude de Soza !  Here is the answer :
>> i-installer  overwrites usr/local/teteX/texmf.cnf , and in the new 
>> file shell-escape is set to "f".
>Yep. "Safe" is default. Sorry for the inconvenience. If I ever have the 
>time I'll try to incorporate setting it to "t" in the configure phase.

Yeah, for ConTeXt I now advocate setting shell-escape on a per-job basis
via texexec configuration, rather than with every single TeX job. I
documented it here:
 Adam T. Lindsay, Computing Dept.     atl at comp.lancs.ac.uk
 Lancaster University, InfoLab21        +44(0)1524/510.514
 Lancaster, LA1 4WA, UK             Fax:+44(0)1524/510.492

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