imagemagick with pdf

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Thu Feb 20 18:40:36 PST 2014

On Feb 19, 2014, at 19:00, Roger Pack wrote:

> Does anybody get the following failure with using imagemagick on pdf's?
> (install ghostscript first)
> $ convert Children.pdf[0] yo.jpg
> convert: unable to load module
> `/opt/rdp_project_local/lib/ImageMagick-6.8.0/modules-Q16/coders/':
> file not found @ error/module.c/OpenModule/1278.
> convert: no decode delegate for this image format `Children.pdf' @
> error/constitute.c/ReadImage/550.

ImageMagick 6.8.0 quite old. The current version is 6.8.8-3. You must not have updated your ports since May 2013 or earlier. Please run:

sudo port selfupdate
sudo port upgrade outdated

I fixed the missing .la file problem on Mavericks in October 2013:

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