[OS X TeX] Different versions of epstopdf in mactex re rest of the world?
daniel.becker at uni-rostock.de
Sun Apr 29 11:23:47 EDT 2007
>> gcc epstopdf.c -o epstopdf
>> epstopdf.c can be downloaded from ctan. Is this dangerous?
> Not really – except you don't have enough disk space: you also need
> the Apple Developer Tools package.
>> And which of the following is the file I better backup before
>> doing this?
> Both of the files are probably identical, only one of them gets
> used, depending on the CPU in your mac.
ok - powerpc in my case
> Rename the file to <file name>.pl and remember to invoke it as
Ok, did that. And try to remember....
> The binary from C code will have the name epstopdf.
Does that mean that "gcc epstopdf.c -o epstopdf" will automatically
create this file? (Still a bit shy to do that...)
> The third file is an elder 'backup' or relict from some other
> package that's obviously not up-to-date. Leave it!
Thanks a lot for your explanations!
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