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

Niv Drory drory at usm.uni-muenchen.de
Thu Jul 26 09:48:07 CEST 2001

On Wed, 25 Jul 2001, Troy Goodson wrote:

> >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.

If you want to use ghostscript with TeXShop you need version 6.x,
ghostscript 7.x compiles fine, but does not work with TeXShop.


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