[OS X TeX] divps problem
Gerben.Wierda at rna.nl
Mon Jun 5 16:53:09 EDT 2006
On Jun 5, 2006, at 16:17, Stephen Anderson wrote:
> Before taking off on sabbatical recently, I duly updated my TeX
> installation (from Gerben's distribution, of course). Now I find that
> dvips (which I need, because of my reliance on ps-producing macros for
> drawing linguistic trees) is choking in a most peculiar way. When I
> try to typeset a dummy version of a book manuscript I'm working on,
> TeXShop (2.10 beta) fails to produce a pdf:
>> Output written on Surmiran.dvi (22 pages, 7044 bytes).
>> Transcript written on Surmiran.log.
>> ### /usr/local/teTeX/bin/powerpc-apple-darwin-current/dvips -R
>> -Poutline -o /tmp/altpdflatex.1237-1149516534/Surmiran.ps
>> This is dvips(k) 5.95b Copyright 2005 Radical Eye Software
>> ' TeX output 2006.06.05:1608' ->
>> /usr/local/teTeX/bin/powerpc-apple-darwin-current/dvips: ! Couldn't
>> find header file
>> ### FAILED to generate /tmp/altpdflatex.1237-1149516534/Surmiran.ps ()
> This makes no sense. That header file is right where it belongs, as
> it has been for a very long time:
>> Edgerton:~ sra$ ls -l
>> -rwxr-xr-x 1 sra sra 6352 May 9 2002
> I also find that other files (invoking tee-dvips) that typeset fine
> prior a few weeks ago fail with the same error.
> What's up, and how do I fix it?
Maybe the stricter safety settings of dvips in newer distributions? You
can try to add -R0 to the dvips command to see if it works.
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