[OS X TeX] dvipng1-8 and SAGE

Martin Costabel costabel at wanadoo.fr
Tue Aug 8 04:55:15 EDT 2006

Thomas Rike wrote:
> I have been trying to install dvipng1-8 so that I can view latex in 
> SAGE:(Software for Algebra and Geometry Experimentation at 
> http://modular.math.washington.edu/sage/) . I am using a MacBookPro with 
> MacTeX  and TeXShop installed. The sage-1.3.6 directory is in my home 
> directory.  When I try to configure and install  dvipng1-8,  I get the 
> following error:
> checking for kpse_set_progname in -lkpathsea... no
> configure: error: cannot find/use libkpathsea

Did you look whether your libkpathsea.a has this symol or not?

   nm /usr/local/teTeX/lib/libkpathsea.a |grep kpse_set_progname

Does it say something like

  00000aa8 T _kpse_set_progname

? If not, you probably don't have the right version.
It will work with Fink's libkpathsea in any case.

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