[OS X TeX] executing gs after installing Mavericks
Justin C. Walker
justin at mac.com
Thu Oct 24 08:21:46 CEST 2013
On Oct 22, 2013, at 21:33 , Gary L. Gray wrote:
> On Oct 22, 2013, at 11:36 PM, Justin C. Walker <justin at mac.com> wrote:
>> On Oct 22, 2013, at 20:25 , Gary L. Gray wrote:
>>> I am trying to execute a gs command in the Terminal after installing Mavericks and when I do, I keep getting:
>> I'll take a quick guess. If 'gs' is built with X11 support, it will try to use the X11 library (e.g., to connect to an xterm, or somesuch). You can check by doing
>> $ otool -L /usr/local/bin/gs
>> If the output includes something like
>> /usr/X11/lib/libX11.6.dylib (compatibility version 9.0.0, current version 9.0.0)
>> then you have built-in X11 support. I don't see an easy way around this, but I am no expert (some apps have a "-noX11" flag, but it seems not for 'gs’).
> It appears that I have the gs version with X11 support. :-(
>> There was a thread around April 15 (subject: New Ghostscript-9.07.pkg) from DIck related to this. Something there may be of use.
> I looked and didn’t see any thread like that. Might you be talking about the mactex mailing list?
I move all TeX email to the same folder, so the lists get folded together. Sorry about that. It was the <mactex at tug.org> list.
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