[OS X TeX] need help installing xypdf for XY-pic

Troy Goodson Troy.D.Goodson at jpl.nasa.gov
Fri Sep 13 15:54:29 EDT 2002

I'm starting from Gerben Wierda's distribution.
I downloaded <http://www-texdev.mpce.mq.edu.au/xypic/xypdf.tar.gz>
I untgz'ed the file, 'tar -xvzf xypdf.tar.gz'
I moved the files into my texmf tree, 
  'sudo mv xypdf* /usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf/tex/generic/xypic/.'
{if possible, I'd rather put this stuff somewhere under ~/Library/texmf/}

and then I tried to typeset the file below with TeXShop/pdflatex, but I get this error in my log:

! Xy-pic error: No `xypdf@' option.
\xyerror@ ...#2}\fi \errmessage {Xy-pic error: #1}

If I remove the "xypdf" option to xy, TeXShops produces a good-looking pdf via the "TeX and Ghostscript" option.

Anyone have any ideas as to what I did wrong?

One weird thing I noticed:
% kpsewhich xy17oztex
% kpsewhich xy
% ls /usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf/tex/generic/xypic/xypdfpdf.tex

but 'kpsewhich xypdfpdf' returns nothing

Do I need to run mktexlsr? If so, I don't know what options I should give it, etc.

--=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-= demo_therm1.tex

\usepackage[dvips,ps,all,color,line,xypdf]{xy}    %  in preamble

\title{Brief Article}
\author{The Author}

\xygraph{ !{0;0+/r2cm/:,0+/u1.3cm/::,0}      % setup coordinates 
 !~-{@[thicker]@[red]@{-}}                   % make lines thicker and red
 []="0"                                      % name for bottom-left corner
 [ur(.5)]="1" !{*++!U{\sst 1}}               % position 1, name it
 [u]="2"      !{*+!DR{\sst 2}}               % position 2, name it
 [u(.7)r]="3" !{*+!DR{\sst 3}}               % position 3
 [d(1.2)]="4" !{*++!U{\sst 4}}               % position 4
 "1"-"2"|*=0[thicker][red]@{>} -"3"|*=0[thicker][red]@{>} 
    -"4"|*=0[thicker][red]@{>}               % solid thick arrows
 !{"1";"4"**{},?(1.1)="l1",?(-.2);?(1.3)**@{--}}  % dashed lines
     %  some descriptive text, near position 3
 "3" [d(.5)r(.65)]*+[blue]\txt\scriptsize{Lines of\\constant\\press.}
 (?:@[blue]"l1", ?:@[blue]"l2")              
% blue arrows to the dashed lines
 "0" ( :[r(2)] (?*++!UR{s})                  % s-axis
     , :[u(2.75)]="T" (?*!U++!R{T})          % T-axis
 [] !{"0"."1"+!UL,*+[blue]!R{\sst T_L}} :@[blue]@{.} "1"  
% dotted line at T_L level
 [] !{"0"."3"+!UL,*+[blue]!R{\sst T_H}} :@[blue]@{.} "3"  
% dotted line at T_H level


-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- output from pdflatex

pdflatex demo_therm1.tex 
This is pdfTeX, Version 3.14159-1.00b-pretest-20020211 (Web2C 7.3.7x)
LaTeX2e <2001/06/01>
Babel <v3.7h> and hyphenation patterns for american, french, german, ngerman, d
utch, nohyphenation, loaded.
Document Class: article 2001/04/21 v1.4e Standard LaTeX document class
(/usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf/tex/generic/xypic/xy.tex Bootstrap'ing:
catcodes, docmode, (/usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf/tex/generic/xypic/xyrecat.tex)

 Xy-pic version 3.7 <1999/02/16>
 Copyright (c) 1991-1998 by Kristoffer H. Rose <krisrose at ens-lyon.fr>
 Xy-pic is free software: see the User's Guide for details.

Loading kernel: messages; fonts; allocations: state, direction,
utility macros; pictures: \xy, positions, objects, decorations;
kernel objects: directionals, circles, text; options; algorithms: directions,
edges, connections;  Xy-pic loaded)
 Xy-pic option: DVIPS driver v.3.3 loaded)
 Xy-pic option: PostScript backend v.3.7 drivers, hooks, loaded)
 Xy-pic option: PostScript backend v.3.7 not reloaded)
 Xy-pic option: All features v.3.3
 Xy-pic option: Curve and Spline extension v.3.7 curve, circles, loaded)
 Xy-pic option: Frame and Bracket extension v.3.7 loaded)
 Xy-pic option: Computer Modern tip extension v.3.3
 Xy-pic option: More Tips extension v.3.3 loaded) loaded)
 Xy-pic option: Line styles extension v.3.6 loaded)
 Xy-pic option: Rotate and Scale extension v.3.3 loaded)
 Xy-pic option: Colour extension v.3.3
(/usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf/tex/generic/xypic/xyps-s.tex)) loaded)
 Xy-pic option: Matrix feature v.3.4 loaded)
 Xy-pic option: Arrow and Path feature v.3.5 path, \ar, loaded)
 Xy-pic option: Graph feature v.3.7 loaded) loaded)
 Xy-pic option: Colour extension v.3.3 not reloaded)
 Xy-pic option: Line styles extension v.3.6 not reloaded)
! Xy-pic error: No `xypdf@' option.
\xyerror@ ...#2}\fi \errmessage {Xy-pic error: #1}

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