[dev-context] Bug#480725: (fwd) Bug#480725: mptopdf does not work with beginfig(-1)

Hilmar Preu├če hille42 at web.de
Mon Jan 28 20:53:41 CET 2019


tags 480725 - patch
stop

On 15.05.08 09:49, Taco Hoekwater wrote:
> Norbert Preining wrote:

Dear Taco,

>> forwarded 480725 dev-context at ntg.nl
>> thanks
>>
>> Dear Hans, dear Taco,
>>
>> on the Debian side we got the attached bug report together with a patch
>> for mptopdf.pl. Can you comment on it, or consider it for inclusion?
> 
The issue reported in https://bugs.debian.org/480725 is nevertheless
still present and reproducible. When pasting the following content into
a file called input.mp and calling "mptopdf input.mp" no pdf file is
created, just the intermediate ps file.

This needs to be handled.

> The patch would have to be a bit elaborated on before inclusion
> can be considered, I believe. A random file named <whatever>.ps
> is highly likely not to be metapost output at all. The extra
> functionality would be cool to have, but mptopdf had better check
> if the .ps really was created by metapost (by grepping for the
> %%Creator comment).
> 
As you did not accept the patch, I remove the tag "patch" from our issue
for now.

Hilmar
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