CTAN update: epstopdf
epstopdf 2.29 uses gswin64c for the name of the Ghostscript program on 64-bit Windows (as determined by the PROCESSOR_ARCHITECTURE or PROCESSOR_ARCHITEW6432 environment variables. If something fancier is needed, adjustments can be made. Please send epstopdf bug reports or other correspondence to the public list tex-k at tug.org (lists.tug.org/tex-k), or if you don't want to be public, to me (karl-at-freefriends-dot-org).
The package’s Catalogue entry can be viewed at https://ctan.org/pkg/epstopdf The package’s files themselves can be inspected at https://mirrors.ctan.org/support/epstopdf/
Thanks for the upload. For the CTAN Team Petra Rübe-Pugliese
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epstopdf – Convert EPS to PDF using Ghostscript
Epstopdf is a Perl script that converts an EPS file to an ‘encapsulated’ PDF file (a single page file whose media box is the same as the original EPS’s bounding box). The resulting file suitable for inclusion by pdfTeX as an image. The script is adapted to run both on Windows and on Unix-alike systems.
The script makes use of Ghostscript for the actual conversion to PDF. It assumes Ghostscript version 6.51 or later, and (by default) suppresses its automatic rotation of pages where most of the text is not horizontal.
LaTeX users may make use of the epstopdf package, which will run the epstopdf script “on the fly”, thus giving the illusion that pdfLaTeX is accepting EPS graphic files.
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2002–2009 Gerben Wierda et al.
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Heiko Oberdiek (inactive)
Gerben Wierda (inactive)
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