[Xy-pic] Fw: Xy-pic and Qcircuit

Bryan Eastin beastin at gmail.com
Fri Mar 25 05:01:23 CET 2011

Aug.  Sorry.  This should have said "xypdf.tex".

On Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 8:59 PM, Bryan Eastin <beastin at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Kris,
> I noticed that error before but was unable to make it go away.  I
> spent some more time trying tonight with no success.  The file
> "xypic.tex" is where the installation guide tells me to put it, and
> I've run texhash.  Clearly the other files are being found since the
> log file states that I'm using Xy-pic version 3.8.5 now (and now
> things don't typeset right).  I haven't found any promising leads on
> the internet, and I don't know what else to try at this point.
> Bryan
> On Sun, Mar 20, 2011 at 3:34 PM, Kristoffer H Rose <krisrose at us.ibm.com> wrote:
>> Dear Bryan,
>>> I've compiled each of the TeX files containing error examples using
>>> a fresh Ubuntu 10.10 install, the 2009-10 version of TeXLive, and
>>> Xy-pic 2.8.5 (I replaced 2.7 manually).  On this system, everything
>>> produces the correct output except the fourth example.  Lots of
>>> warnings are generated for all but the second example, however.  I
>>> suspect that it is the handling of these warning situations that's
>>> causing the problem on some systems.
>> The error report in the log file for all of the examples contain an explicit
>> error like this one:
>>   ! Xy-pic error: No `pdf@@@' option.
>>   \xyerror@ ...#2}\fi \errmessage {Xy-pic error: #1}
>>                                                    }
>>   l.86   \makeatother\xyoption{pdf}
>>                                    \fi\fi
>>   Your \xyoption {pdf} request could not be granted: the required
>>   file `xypdf.tex' could not be located. Please make sure that it is
>>   properly installed before continuing.
>> This seems to suggest that your manual install of Xy-pic 3.8.5 did not quite
>> succeed, in particular the proper PDF option is never actually loaded.
>> When I try to run the example I simply get overflow errors resulting from
>> the zero-sized round object, as Ross has explained elsewhere.
>> Regards,
>>         Kris
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