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

Bruno Voisin bvoisin at mac.com
Thu Nov 23 11:51:58 EST 2006

Le 23 nov. 06 à 17:40, Lawrence Paulson a écrit :

> Apparently, if the TeX document defines \ifpdf incorrectly, it can
> override the initial settings and cause latex to run as pdflatex.

The most reliable way of defining the \ifpdf switch should be to load  
the ifpdf package, and similarly with the ifxetex package for the  
\ifxetex switch.

See for TeXLive:


and for teTeX:


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