[pdftex] epstopdf

Akira Kakuto kakuto at fsci.fuk.kindai.ac.jp
Tue Aug 28 23:59:27 CEST 2001

From: Ulrich Schneider <ulrich_schneider at uni.de>
Subject: Re: [pdftex] epstopdf

> I don`t get the stuff installed (mptopdf).
> One has to put the mptopdf.fmt-file to the right location.
> What is the right location ?
> And why is mptopdf not known to my linux-system.
> When I type it in the shell I get a "command not found".

mptopdf comes with conTeXt.

fmtutil --byfmt mptopdf
( If fmtutil.cnf is not properly written, try the following:
  pdfetex --ini --efmt=mptopdf mptopdf \\dump
  mv mptopdf.efmt /usr/local/share/texmf/web2c )

mptopdf command:
cd /usr/local/bin
ln -s pdfetex mptopdf
Akira Kakuto

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