[OS X TeX] epstopdf glitch
Justin C. Walker
justin at mac.com
Tue Jul 13 16:29:16 EDT 2010
On Jul 13, 2010, at 13:12 , Herbert Schulz wrote:
> On Jul 13, 2010, at 2:48 PM, Justin C. Walker wrote:
>>> Are you using the same TeX Distribution in both? TeX Live
>>> (supplied by the MacTeX installer) 2009 and 2010 are very
>>> different because restricted mode is enabled in 2010 but not 2009.
>>> I'll look into it.
>> I thought I mentioned the particulars earlier in this thread, but
>> to cover the bases:
>> Both the 10.5 and 10.6 systems have the same 2010 TeXLive
>> installation, and both are updated from the same mirror at roughly
>> the same time, so I should think things are fine. Also, I just
>> recalled, my 'kpsewhich' results both specified 2010 in their
>> output :-}
> But you also said that you were using TeX+DVI on one system and
> pdfTeX on the other and that was why it worked on one and not the
> other even though both may be using TL2010 pretest. I was
> particularly interested in the case of having a problem with eps
> conversion with TL2010 pretest while using pdf(la)TeX with --shell-
> escape (which is the default under TeXShop). it is that particular
> set of things that should work as before, i.e., as with TL2009,
> while using TL2010. Expect a fix via TLU within the next few days.
As it happens, I was just checking this when your mail arrived.
Turns out there is either a TeXShop/Framework bug lurking on 10.5, or
If I switch default scripts (and click OK), the change does not seem
to take effect. Only after I exit TeXShop and restart does that happen.
Now, if I restart TeXShop between settings, I get the same behavior as
on 10.6: with 'Pdftex', it fails the same way on both; with 'Tex+DVI',
it succeeds on both.
Justin C. Walker
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