[tex-live] dvips cannot find figures
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Wed Dec 28 18:34:00 CET 2005
Gerben Wierda wrote:
> On 28 Dec 2005, at 12:31, Lars Madsen wrote:
>>> In the dvips info manual, the very short description for z only says
>>> that it is the same as the commandline switch -R, and there you
>>> have the
>>> explanation. But you are right, it should also be in config.ps.
>> And I think it sould have been in the TeXLive documentation, since
>> this is something that has changed from last year.
> I discussed this (with Karl I think) a while back and proposed a
> change. Currently, not only absolute paths are not permitted but also
> relative paths going up. That plays havoc with people having layouts
> because the inclusions would be of the form ../images/foo.eps
> I suggested that default behaviour would accept relative but not
> absolute paths (as these can be used to read system information in a
> reliable way) and of course not the shell escapes.
go ahead ... such a feature would make using tex in workflows much
easier; i never unerstood this limitation
maybe make it configurable, so that
is also permitted, i.e. something parentlevel=2 or so
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