[OS X TeX] .dvi files: not quite there

Lawrence Paulson lp15 at cam.ac.uk
Mon Feb 7 12:12:25 CET 2005

On 5 Feb 2005, at 01:00, Martin Buchmann wrote:

> AFAIK there's only a pdfetex binary on your system and latex is just a
> wrapper which calls pdfetex with dvi output. ...Maybe there's 
> something wrong with your system

I re-installed the TeX i-package (2004, full option) and now latex 
produces a dvi file. However, I now get another error:

~/tex/EquivClasses: xdvi equiv
/usr/bin/xdvi: line 46: exec: xdvi-xaw.bin: not found

xdvi is a symlink to /usr/local/teTeX/bin/powerpc-apple-darwin6.8/xdvi

Any idea what's wrong?

Larry Paulson

PS I need xdvi as part of a larger system, and need its ability to 
watch the dvi file and refresh automatically.

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