[tex-live] Bug#417582: Buggy postscript files with archaic fonts

Akira Kakuto kakuto at fsci.fuk.kindai.ac.jp
Tue Apr 3 18:08:38 CEST 2007

Hi Frank,

> - copy fonts/archaic/asamples.tex into a local dir (in Debian, it's in
>   /usr/share/doc/texlive-fonts-extra/ and gzip'ped)
> $ latex asamples.tex
> $ latex asamples.tex
> $ dvips asamples.dvi 
> This is dvips(k) p1.7a Copyright 2005 ASCII Corp.(www-ptex at ascii.co.jp)
> based on dvips(k) 5.95a Copyright 2005 Radical Eye Software (www.radicaleye.com)
> ' TeX output 2007.04.03:1513' -> asamples.ps

You are using a patched dvips. Please confirm that dyy etc. are
defined in tex.pro.
Please try the original dvips 5.96 in TeXLive.
Here, both of the original dvips 5.96 and 'ASCII' patched one
create PostScript file 'asamples.ps' which can be processed by gs-8.54,


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