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CTAN update: epstopdf-pkg

Date: November 29, 2019 10:27:11 PM CET
Oberdiek Package Support Group submitted an update to the epstopdf-pkg package. Version number: 2.8 2019-11-27 License type: lppl1.3 Summary description: Call epstopdf "on the fly" Announcement text:
epstopdf v2.8 2019/11/27 epstopdf-base package is called by the core graphics package in pdftex and luatex to automate conversion of EPS files to PDF before being included into the document. The full package (which may be called directly) has many options which are not used by the core processing, and handling the options caused many package's to be loaded. Previously \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphics} \begin{document} \end{document} loaded the package's infwarerr, grfext, kvdefinekeys, ltxcmds, kvoptions, keyval, kvsetkeys, etexcmds, ifluatex, iftex, pdftexcmds The new release avoids loading package's when epstopdf-base is loaded without options and so none of the above list will be included allowing the core graphics package to only rely on this epstopdf bundle, and also the Lua portion of pdftexcmds when used with LuaTeX. All these package's are still loaded by \usepackage{epstopdf} for compatibility.
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Thanks for the upload. For the CTAN Team Ina Dau --

epstopdf-pkg – Call epstopdf "on the fly"

The package adds support for EPS files in the graphicx package when running under pdf. If an EPS graphic is detected, the package spawns a process to convert the EPS to PDF, using the script epstopdf. This of course requires that shell escape is enabled for the pdf run.

Packageepstopdf-pkg
Version2.10 2019-12-09
Copyright2001, 2006–2010 Heiko Oberdiek
2016–2019 Oberdiek Package Support Group
MaintainerHeiko Oberdiek

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