[XeTeX] XeLaTeX for files using pstricks

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Fri Apr 23 22:55:50 CEST 2021

> On Apr 23, 2021, at 3:34 PM, Akira Kakuto <kakuto at w32tex.org> wrote:
> Dear Roussanka Loukanova,
> On 2021/04/24 3:58, Roussanka Loukanova wrote:
>> I'm attaching the sources of the pdfs. I was hesitant because of the additional sty files, which are not in TeX Live, and I do not know what is the practice in this case. I'm attaching them too.
> In TeX Live 2021, PSTricks for XeTeX is not supported in the
> default case for a security problem.
> (Any program can be executed by a malicious source on Windows if we allow it.)
> An option -output-driver="xdvipdfmx -i dvipdfmx-unsafe.cfg -E -q"
> enables the PSTricks for XeTeX:
> Try
> xelatex -output-driver="xdvipdfmx -i dvipdfmx-unsafe.cfg -E -q" rotating_trees-xelatex.tex
> Best,
> Akira


The xelatexTR engine used by those files does exactly that. It executes

xelatex -output-driver="xdvipdfmx -i dvipdfmx-unsafe.cfg -q -E" -file-line-error -synctex=1 "$1"

for TeX Live 2021.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
herbs at wideopenwest.com

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