[OS X TeX] diffps with Snow Leopard ?
herbs at wideopenwest.com
Sun Oct 11 10:13:48 EDT 2009
On Oct 11, 2009, at 9:01 AM, Steffen Wolfrum wrote:
> Am 11.10.2009 um 15:13 schrieb Herbert Schulz:
>> On Oct 11, 2009, at 5:09 AM, Steffen Wolfrum wrote:
>>> Hi Axel, hi Jan, hi all,
>>> does anyone already has diffps successfully installed under Snow
>> I have one dated from summer '08 in ~/bin (?) but I have no idea
>> where it came from. given that it's in ~/bin I'd guess I put it
>> there some time ago. Haven't used it at all so I don't know if it
>> actually works and there is no man page that I know of. I just ran
>> ~/bin/diffps -h
>> and got the help page which, at the bottom, says ``Created by
>> Michael Sternberg, 2001-2007. Use at your own risk.''
>> There was a short thread about it and Leopard at <http://www.tug.org/pipermail/macostex-archives/2008-April/034949.html
>> > (and the previous, linked message) and you can download the
>> script at <http://homepage.mac.com/michael.g.sternberg/tex/
> it should have been more precisely: "does anybody alredy has
> successfully used under Snow Leopard?" ;o)
> When I run Michaels script I get an error:
> **** File has an unbalanced >> (close dictionary).
> **** Incorrect object count in object stream.
> Error: /rangecheck in resolveobjectstream
> GPL Ghostscript 8.63: Unrecoverable error, exit code 1
Just tried it with MacTeX-2009 pretest (which includes Ghostscript
8.70) on a couple of slightly different versions of a pdf file and it
seems to work fine. Oh, yes, I'm using Snow Leopard.
The output is really ugly as viewed in Preview.
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)
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