[pstricks] Public beta (alpha?) test of PSTricks support in XeTeX

Herbert Voss LaTeX at zedat.fu-berlin.de
Sun Mar 11 21:27:47 CET 2007

caapv 208 schrieb:
> Excuse me for cross postings, but I would like to invite
> any
> adventurous souls to test the new functionality of
> preliminary
> support of PSTricks macros in XeTeX engine.
> The implementation is really simplistic one which analyze
> special commands generated by PSTricks related packages
> in the dvi driver (xdvipdfmx), recollect all the relevant
> bits, and
> then delegates real job of renderings to external PS
> interpreters.
> So here is a brief instruction for the set-up:
> * You need a working version of XeTeX compiler installed. 
> The version
>   in TeXLive 2007 is just fine.
> * Unless you have compiled the SVN version of XeTeX
> yourself, you have
>   to install 3 files
> http://scripts.sil.org/svn-public/xetex/TRUNK/texmf/tex/generic/xetex-pstricks/xetex-pstricks.con
I'll put this file on CTAN as xdvipdfmx.con into the dir
There are also the other ones for the different drivers.


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