[OS X TeX] simpdftex doesn't generate DVI files

Gerben Wierda Gerben.Wierda at rna.nl
Wed Nov 22 17:08:27 EST 2006

On Nov 22, 2006, at 20:07 , Lawrence Paulson wrote:

> I have just installed the new MacTeX system (to replace an existing
> one done via i-installer) and now TeX+GhostScript no longer works.
> Specifically, the conversion to PostScript fails with the error "DVI
> file not found". When I try the command
> simpdftex latex --maxpfb
> at the command line, it produces a .pdf file rather than a .dvi file.

simpdftx produces a PDF file via a DVI file and a PS file with tex  
and dvips and a distiller (e.g. ps2pdf). So, if a PDF file was  
produced, a DVI file has been produced as well (unless a DVI file was  
the input).

So, what you mean with DVI file not found is unclear to me.


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