[OS X TeX] Ghostscript 8.62
Axel E. Retif
axel.retif at mac.com
Tue May 13 15:43:12 CEST 2008
On 13 May, 2008, at 07:47, Martin Costabel wrote:
> Axel E. Retif wrote:
>> I hope Martin Costabel, a great contributor to Apple's X11 mailing
>> list and also a regular here, can brief us about this.
> Thanks for the confidence and sorry for the delay
On the contrary ---thank you for your reply.
> Could it be that this is the problem with app-defaults that was
> discussed here a while ago?
Yes, of course! I didn't remember David Abernethy's email, where he
pointed out the problem... and the solution.
> That version of the gv.ii2 package tries to install a symlink
> /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/app-defaults -> ../../../../etc/X11/app-defaults
> which conflicts with the already existing directory /usr/X11R6/lib/
> Not having access to a Tiger system at the moment, I don't know if
> this directory is present there.
No, just GW's symlink, as you said:
/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/app-defaults@ -> ../../../../etc/X11/app-defaults
> Anyway, the workaround would be to move that directory out of the
> way temporarily, let the i-installer do its thing, and then put it
> back or merge it with what i-installer placed there.
Thank you. I will have that in mind when I update to Leopard.
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