[pstricks] private dvips config.* files location

Herbert Voss Herbert.Voss at FU-Berlin.DE
Mon Dec 14 21:00:36 CET 2015

Am 14.12.2015 um 13:14 schrieb Alexander Grahn:
> On Mon, Dec 14, 2015 at 01:01:26PM +0100, Herbert Voss wrote:
>> Am 14.12.2015 um 12:46 schrieb Alexander Grahn:
>>> if XeTeX detects PostScript content (PSTricks, included external PS
>>> graphics) it seems to invoke the tex -> dvips -Ppdf -> ps2pdf toolchain
>>> to produce intermediate PDF it can cope with. Thus, it uses the
>>> settings stored in the config.pdf configuration file of dvips.
>> it uses xdvipdfmx and not dvips. The config files are xetex.def and
>> xdvipdfmx.cfg which is linked to pstricks.con
> Does xdvipdfmx treat embedded Postscript natively, or is `gs' somehow
> involved?

I have no idea how the PS specials are handled but for the fonts it
uses freetype.


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