[OS X TeX] Where is (dvi)latex?

Maarten Sneep maarten.sneep at xs4all.nl
Sat Mar 31 16:38:21 CEST 2007

On Mar 30, 2007, at 14:42, Gérard Degrez wrote:

> For a file I received, and which uses psfrag, I need to use (dvi) 
> latex, which I haven't done in a long time.
> Previously, I was using the chain latex -> dvips but on my most  
> recent installation (TeXLive 2006 installed by GW's i-installer on  
> a MacBook Pro), this doesn't work.
> I figured the reason is that latex is an alias for pdfetex, and so  
> it uses the pdftex engine rather than the (dvi)tex engine.
> So my questiion: where is the dvitex engine?

Others have answered that direct question, and suggested some  
options. No one mentioned another prerequisite: make sure you have  
ghostscript installed to be able to view the final output.

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