[pdftex] Re: pdfcprot maintainership

Morten Høgholm moho01ab at student.cbs.dk
Fri Sep 10 11:03:16 CEST 2004

On Fri, 10 Sep 2004 09:47:42 +0100, Kester Clegg  
<kester at cs.york.ac.uk> wrote:

>> If it stands for pdftex, I'd like to mention that in the near future
>> both, latex and pdflatex will actually be pdfelatex in web2c based
>> distributions, anyway.  That means that people who call latex will get
>> pdfelatex with \pdfoutput=0.
> So pdfelatex will produce dvi output?  I'm just curious about macros
> like pstricks, etc. which pdftex can't handle.

No. pdf(e)latex produces pdf, (e)latex produces dvi. I've set up my system  
to do this and it works fine (except when compiling other people's  
documents where they have written faulty pdf detection macros).
Morten Høgholm

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