[OS X TeX] dvisvgm and ghostscript
Doris Behrendt via MacOSX-TeX
macosx-tex at email.esm.psu.edu
Fri Oct 23 19:53:16 CEST 2020
Hi Dick and others,
> So the puzzle remains.
> I'd like you to do one final test.
> download and install Ghostscript 9,50 Full and install it. No need to erase anything first. Then run the test again, this time changing 9.53.3 to 9.50 in appropriate places. Does this work for you?
I’ll do that. But meanwhile I tried alternatives and wanted to let you know what I came up with and what problem occurred on the way:
install ghostscript via brew
(base) Doriss-Mac-mini:logo bd$ brew link --overwrite ghostscript
Error: Could not symlink share/doc/ghostscript/9.53.3/API.htm
/usr/local/share/doc/ghostscript/9.53.3 is not writable.
So, following this link https://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/192227/how-to-make-files-in-usr-local-writable-for-homebrew
I had to temporarily change the ownership of the folder /urs/local
I changed from root:wheel to me:staff and after I did this, the linking went through:
brew link --overwrite ghostscript
Linking /usr/local/Cellar/ghostscript/9.53.3... 568 symlinks created
after this, I could finally run
dvisvgm --libgs=/usr/local/Cellar/ghostscript/9.53.3/lib/libgs.9.53.dylib ct-logo.dvi
and get my svg.
So could there be some ownership issues while installing with the installer from your page?
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