[OS X TeX] Solution: the ghostscript crash on metapost

Marc Charpentier marc.charpentier at 3virgule14.net
Wed Oct 27 17:14:38 CEST 2004

Gerben and Hartmut wrote:

>  (IMHO it never did; i wonder how it should have worked in TL 03).

It did not.

> Do either
> mptopdf --raw graphics.mp
> or
> mptopdf graphics.mp
> Both give the wanted result.

That was my midnight error - I got distracted by the fact that TeXshop 
crashed because of the automatic conversion triggered by


Going back to manual conversion, I confused epstopdf with mptopdf :-(
(Which was in my old shell script I used a year ago before relying on 
the DeclareGraphicsRule.)

> Maybe the prologues line got lost?

I removed it a long time ago - because

> All this is simplified by mptopdf.

Sorry - and thanks (my labels are back).

But then: why does TeXShop crash?

Marc Charpentier

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