[tex-live] TL2014: changes in latexmk/dvips?

Lars Madsen daleif at imf.au.dk
Wed Jun 18 14:01:25 CEST 2014

Just for testing purposes have you tried running latexmk just by hand using

latexmk -pdfps file.tex

(and ignoring the extra configurations for now)

/Lars Madsen
Institut for Matematik / Department of Mathematics
Aarhus Universitet / Aarhus University
Mere info: http://au.dk/daleif@imf / More information: http://au.dk/en/daleif@imf

From: tex-live [tex-live-bounces at tug.org] on behalf of Andreas Hirsch [cursus.publicus at sacrumromanumimperium.org]
Sent: 18 June 2014 13:36
To: TeXLive; TeX-Live Installationssupport; TeXWorks
Subject: [tex-live] TL2014: changes in latexmk/dvips?

Hi all,

two days ago I did a fresh install of TL2014 and everything worked well.

Today a run my first update and got a problem using dvips via latexmk

I'm using the attached configuration which worked well until today.

As far as I cab imagine, the behaviour of dvips changed and so no direct
pdf-output is generated from the dvi-file.

The message is:

Output written on e_m8_3_9L.dvi (2 pages, 13572 bytes).
SyncTeX written on e_m8_3_9L.synctex.gz.
Transcript written on e_m8_3_9L.log.
Latexmk: Log file says output to 'e_m8_3_9L.dvi'
Rule 'ps2pdf': The following rules & subrules became out-of-date:
Run number 1 of rule 'ps2pdf'
Running 'ps2pdf   "e_m8_3_9L.ps" "e_m8_3_9L.pdf"'
Latexmk: applying rule 'ps2pdf'...
For rule 'ps2pdf', running '&do_viewfile(  )' ...
Error: /undefinedfilename in (e_m8_3_9L.ps)

ps2pdf could not work, because no ps-file is generated

Whats going wrong?

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