[OS X TeX] Puzzled by epstopdf

Peter Dyballa Peter_Dyballa at Web.DE
Tue Aug 29 18:00:26 CEST 2006

Am 29.08.2006 um 17:38 schrieb André Bellaïche:

> -- What is the default ? With or without --shell-escape ?

It's without. The option allows trojans to enter and infect or harm  
your system.

> -- How did you come to know the meaning of "\write18", and that for  
> Texshop it corresponds to "--shell-escape" ? By knowing well the  
> TeX Book and Unix ? By other means ?

It was discussed on this list many times. I have to admit that I  
never paid much attention to this, since I do not use so much  
PostScript in TeX. But once I try to use PStricks for example, I get  



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