[OS X TeX] epstopdf problem - restricted mode

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Wed Feb 9 16:22:36 EST 2011

On Feb 9, 2011, at 10:38 AM, Christian Pleul wrote:

> Hi list,
> Suddenly I experienced a problem with the eps to pdf conversion.
> As usual, I just dropped an image to the "img" folder (subfolder of the tex file) and used pdflatex (OS 10.6.6., TextMate, TeX Live (updated)). Then the following error appeared:
> !!! Error: Output filename '../img/logo-eps-converted-to.pdf' not allowed in restricted mode.
> If I add "-shell-escape" to the option of TextMate, it works out fine.
> It is strange, cause I have done this with the same file and folder system often before. Could somebody help me out here?
> Best
> --
> 	Christian


Could you send me a minimal but compilable source file and eps image in a folder with the folder structure you are using? I'm a bit disturbed by the .. in the path for the converted file.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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