On 10 August 2017 at 11:02, Tommaso Cucinotta <tomm...@lyx.org> wrote:

> On 09/08/2017 09:05, Guenter Milde wrote:
>
>> For EPS to PDF this means we could preferably use "repstopdf" instead of
>> "epstopdf".
>>
>>    "repstopdf" is the version "whitelisted" in texmf.cnf for use with the
>>    restricted shell access.
>>       On my Debian system, it is just a symlink to epstopdf:
>>
>
> Ubuntu 17.04:
>
> $ epstopdf -h | grep restricted
>   --restricted       use restricted mode    (default: false)
>
> $ repstopdf -h | grep restricted
>   --restricted       use restricted mode    (default: true)
>

on macOS Sierra it's as for you on Ubuntu.

I also noticed this in the help text:

  In restricted mode, options are limited to those with names and values
    known to be safe; some options taking booleans, integers or fixed
    names are allowed, those taking general strings are not.

/Christian


>
> Guess this is the standard. So, would we need the attached patch ?
>
>         T.
>

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