[tex-live] multi architecture installation missing dviout

Lars Madsen daleif at imf.au.dk
Tue May 1 09:14:41 CEST 2007

Staszek Wawrykiewicz :

> On Fri, 27 Apr 2007, Karl Berry wrote:
>> Indeed, dviout doesn't exist in bin/win32.  I was never exactly clear
>> about this.  I expect Staszek can inform us.
> Yes, dviout is an external program to TL.
>>> Do I need to do something special to get 'dviout'
>> My understanding is that you need to install it manually from
>> support/tex318w.zip (or CTAN).
> Right. The installation is done by the tlpmgui installer only on Windows
> and during that also some preconfiguration is done to make dviout working
> with TL.

so what would one have to do, to make it workable in a multi architecture 
environment. Is it possible to install it without having to install a lot 
of stuff at the end user, i.e. possible to install it such that the only 
thing the user has to do is to mount TL via Samba.

Everything else seemed to work fine, I was just missing a DVI-previewer.

But, then again, it is not that important. I don't think our LaTeX 
installation will be used that much, mounted via Samba. I was just 


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