[tex-live] xdvipdfmx and ghostscript 9.15

jfbu jfbu at free.fr
Mon Nov 24 19:15:03 CET 2014

Le 24 nov. 2014 à 15:35, Akira Kakuto <kakuto at fuk.kindai.ac.jp> a écrit :

>> Sorry, I don't remember details but it may be possible that
>> the new xdvipdfmx should be used with the updated new XeTeX, Khaled?
> I've confirmed that the new xdvipdfmx is incompatible with the
> XeTeX in TeX Live 2014.  XDV_ID  was changed because an important
> change was introduced in 0.99992.
> Very sorry again.
> Thanks,
> Akira

OK, I confirm on my system (Mac OS X mavericks 10.9.5)
that the new xetex and xdvipdfmx are currently compatible
with Ghostscript 9.15 and tex sources with pstricks.

XeTeX 3.14159265-2.6-0.99992 (TeX Live 2015/dev)
kpathsea version 6.2.1dev
Copyright 2014 SIL International, Jonathan Kew and Khaled Hosny.
Primary author of XeTeX: Jonathan Kew.
Compiled with ICU version 54.1; using 54.1
Compiled with zlib version 1.2.8; using 1.2.8
Compiled with FreeType2 version 2.5.3; using 2.5.3
Compiled with Graphite2 version 1.2.4; using 1.2.4
Compiled with HarfBuzz version 0.9.36; using 0.9.36
Compiled with libpng version 1.6.15; using 1.6.15
Compiled with poppler version 0.28.0
Using Mac OS X Core Text and Cocoa frameworks

I moved xetex from my Build of the current texlive svn sources
to /usr/texbin, then used mktexfmt to recreate the xelatex.fmt,

I had earlier also replaced xdvipdfmx with the new binary from svn

And either xelatex for PDF output or xelatex for xdv output+xdvipdfmx
now work and also in the case of the minimal example with pstricks
given at the start of this thread


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