[OS X TeX] Bug in epstopdf

Gerben Wierda Gerben.Wierda at rna.nl
Fri Oct 22 17:39:40 CEST 2004


On 22 Oct 2004, at 15:33, Sameer Agarwal wrote:

> Hi Gerben

Hi Sameer and everybody else.

> I installed TeXLive 2004 distribution and suddenly my epsfiles were 
> not being included in my pdffiles.
> I was using the the package epstopdf to automatically convert them to 
> pdf . Turns out the new epstopdf has a small bug in it that results in 
> the error

I fixed this. Funny it was in there so long without anybody noticing it.

I am close to releasing the new TeX i-Package and it will have this fix.

G

>
> Executing
>
>  epstopdf hand0.eps --debug
>
> gives
>
> * Input filename: hand0.eps
> * BoundingBox comment: %%BoundingBox:
> * Output filename: hand0.pdf
> * Ghostscript command: gs
> * Compression: on
> * Ghostscript pipe: gs -q -sDEVICE=pdfwrite  
> -dAutoRotatePages=/None-sOutputFile=hand0.pdf - -c quit
> * Scanning header for BoundingBox
> * Old BoundingBox: 90 227 542 583
> * New BoundingBox: 0 0 452 356
> * Offset: -90 -227
> Unrecoverable error: rangecheck in .putdeviceprops
> Broken pipe
>
> The problem is in the ghostscript pipe, there is a space missing 
> between -dAutoRotatePages=/None and -sOutputFile. I have modified the 
> script myself and it works.
>
> Sameer
>
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