[Mac OS X TeX] ghostscript from the command line with XFree86?

Troy Goodson Troy.D.Goodson at jpl.nasa.gov
Thu Jul 26 01:50:11 CEST 2001

<x-flowed>At 9:31 AM +0200 7/25/01, Niv Drory wrote:
>On Wed, 25 Jul 2001, Michael Murray wrote:
>>  I read all the various post on ghostscript. Am I correct in
>>  concluding that the TeXShop teTeX install doesn't include things that
>>  are needed for the ghostscript which it does include to
>>  interact with XFree86 ?
>>  Thanks - Michael
>The programs in teTeX (e.g. xdvi and ghostscript) are compiled without
>support for X-Windows. You will have to grab the sources of ghostscript
>(www.ghostscript.org) or xdvi and compile them yourself including support
>for X-Windows (see the installation instructions). Ghostscript compiles
>'out of the box' on OSX. Maybe there is somebody out there offering

Actually, I thought only version 6.50 or 6.04 that installs 'out of 
the box' but version 7.x has problems...

TeXShop gives you version 6.04, I believe.

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