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Re: lilypond --png foo deletes foo.png

From: Jan Nieuwenhuizen
Subject: Re: lilypond --png foo deletes foo.png
Date: Wed, 27 Apr 2005 09:12:06 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.1003 (Gnus v5.10.3) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Erik Sandberg writes:

> If foo.ly and foo.png exists, and you run
> lilypond --png foo.ly
> then foo.png is deleted.
> This looks pointless since the only png file that is 
> output is foo-page1.png.

If foo is one page, the output is written to foo.png.  If foo is more
than one page, it makes some sense to remove foo.png.

I pondered about always writing foo.png, and only page 2 ..n to
foo-2.png, foo-n.png, but haven't done that yet.


Jan Nieuwenhuizen <address@hidden> | GNU LilyPond - The music typesetter
http://www.xs4all.nl/~jantien       | http://www.lilypond.org

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