[OS X TeX] OT: looking for a public-domain EPS file editor

Victor Ivrii vivrii at gmail.com
Thu Apr 26 11:04:32 EDT 2007

On 4/26/07, Bruno Voisin <bvoisin at mac.com> wrote:
> Le 26 avr. 07 à 15:41, Peter Dyballa a écrit :
> > Imake is available once you install the X11 User package from
> > Apple. Without this package you won't be able to launch any X
> > client (xpdf, gv, xfig, GNU Emacs, ...).
> Thanks for the tip. Indeed, the message complaining about imake
> disappears when you use:
> ./configure --x-includes=/usr/X11R6/include --x-libraries=/usr/X11R6/
> library
> However, then another message appears "No rule to make target `CPU'".
> It seems one needs to create a file config/site.def.<CPU> for the
> Mac, the only available such files being:
> site.def.ALPHA
> site.def.CYGWIN
> site.def.DARWIN
> site.def.FREEBSD
> site.def.HP800
> site.def.LINUX
> site.def.NETBSD
> site.def.SGI
> site.def.SUN4
> As I said, that's really too much for me. If one is supposed to go to
> that level of effort just to install software, then that's simply not
> worth it at all! I quit!
> > The exact path is: /usr/X11R6/bin/imake. Is your PATH complete in
> > PortAuthority?
> The above was direct compilation in Terminal, using ./configure and
> so forth, not MacPorts. Actually, regarding MacPorts, for
> "philosophical" objections I've reported here now and then, I'm not
> using PortAuthority and used instead the port command in Terminal.
> Bruno
> (I won't be looking at email for some time today, I really need to
> get going.)

Downloading from

and running the usual ./configure
sudo make install

works without any problems and any additional steps on MacBookPro 17" (original)

Victor Ivrii, Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto

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