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I would like to do something like

\if{\pdflatex}{
   \includepdf{file.pdf}
}

\if{\latex}{
  \epsfig{file.eps}
}

Maybe this isn't the best example, but do control-flow solutions exist in LaTeX to let us do something depending on how we compile?

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The ifpdf package.

Although for your specific example of wanting to include graphics.eps or graphics.pdf it's better to \usepackage{graphicx} and not specify an extension, i.e. \includegraphics{graphics}. See this FAQ answer.

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perfect, thanks! –  Noli Sep 8 '10 at 5:55

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