[OS X TeX] Leopard, MacTeX2007 and gv

Eric van der Oord eric.vanderoord at free.fr
Fri Jun 27 04:11:41 EDT 2008

The last time I installed gv, it was with G. Wierda i-installer, with  

I don't know if MacTex2007 re-installs it


Le 27 juin 08 à 10:01, Martin Costabel a écrit :

> Peter Dyballa wrote:
>> Am 27.06.2008 um 07:44 schrieb Eric van der Oord:
>>> dyld: Library not loaded: /usr/X11R6/lib/libXaw3d.7.dylib
>>>  Referenced from: /usr/local/bin/gv
>> You need to update gv with a Leopard version since in Leopard the  
>> X11 libraries are in /usr/X11/lib (while the X11 installation is  
>> based on X11R7.x).
> This is not the right explanation for the error. True, on Leopard,  
> X11 lives in /usr/X11, but there is also a symlink /usr/X11R6->X11,  
> so the old path /usr/X11R6 can be used, too.
> The real problem is that gv is linked to libXaw3d which is not part  
> of Apple's installation of X11 (and never has been). The version of  
> libXaw3d that was installed on the computer where Eric's version of  
> gv was built must have come from some third party that placed it  
> into /usr/X11R6/lib. More recent installations of libXaw3d (for  
> example from Fink) don't do this, they install it somewhere  
> privately, Fink for example in /sw/lib/libXaw3d.7.dylib.
> If this version of gv comes from MacTeX, and if it is really linked  
> against /usr/X11R6/lib/libXaw3d.7.dylib, this would be a serious bug.
> If it's Eric's private version, it needs to be rebuilt (or modified  
> with some appropriate tool) so as to link against the version of  
> libXaw3d installed on his computer.
> -- 
> Martin
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