[pdftex] epstopdf from TeXLive

Heiko Oberdiek oberdiek at ruf.uni-freiburg.de
Mon Mar 18 18:21:14 CET 2002

On Mon, 18 Mar 2002, A.V.Kuznetsov wrote:

> please check epstopdf from current TeXLive distribution.
> In file I twice downloaded from  www.tug.org/TeXLive/tlprod/Master/bin/linux-i386
> the first line "#!/usr/bin/perl" is missing.

There are systems that uses other places for
perl (/usr/local/gnu/bin/perl, ...) and then
the a first line of "#!/usr/bin/perl" will
fail. Therefore the first two lines of epstopdf
are a trick to get the perl script usable with
a wide range of perl installations.

Yours sincerely
  Heiko <oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de>

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