[OS X TeX] epstopdf glitch

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Mon Jul 12 22:38:34 EDT 2010

On Jul 12, 2010, at 9:08 PM, Justin C. Walker wrote:

> On Jul 12, 2010, at 18:31 , Herbert Schulz wrote:
>> On Jul 12, 2010, at 7:27 PM, Justin C. Walker wrote:
> [snip]
>> directory). I come back to the question... what are the write permissions on the directory? Run
>> ls -alF ~
> It shows drwx------+
>> I'd also like to make sure that ~/Pictures/ isn't locked so what does a Get Info… give for that directory? (There should be a checkbox for `locked' and I hope it's not checked.)
> Unlocked, custom access, I have all access, others have none.  AFAICT, access is normal (for me).  I can 'touch' files (even non-existent ones) with no problem.
>> Oh... what hardware and OS system are you using? Is there actually a wolf_eel_thumbnail-eps-converted-te.pdf file in ~/Pictures/ (the Picture folder in your HOME folder)?
> 10.6.4, MBP Core i7 (2.6GHz).
> No such picture.  I don't see one on my 10.5.8 system either, FWIW.
> Justin


Got it! The full path is making epstopdf unhappy. If the file was in the same folder or lower there won't be a problem.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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