[tex-live] Powerdot and config.ps

Erik Snowberg snowberg_erik at GSB.Stanford.EDU
Sun Oct 14 02:58:55 CEST 2007

Sorry if this is not the right place for this.

I recently upgraded to texlive. I use powerdot, so I followed the
instructions and updated the config.ps file as specified here:

When I try to compile a powerdot presentation using texshop, I get an error
of the type:

ips: strange line
@+ %%BeginPaperSize: 11x17
@+ /setpagedevice where
@+  { pop << /PageSize [792 1224] >> setpagedevice }
@+ if
@+ %%EndPaperSize

And then it prints out the bulk of the config.ps file. At the end it

### ps2pdf13 /tmp/altpdflatex.1058-1192323169/baseline.ps
Error: /undefinedfilename in (/tmp/altpdflatex.1058-1192323169/baseline.ps)
Operand stack:

Execution stack:
   %interp_exit   .runexec2   --nostringval--   --nostringval--
--nostringval--   2   %stopped_push   --nostringval--   --nostringval--
--nostringval--   false   1   %stopped_push
Dictionary stack:
   --dict:1084/1123(ro)(G)--   --dict:0/20(G)--   --dict:69/200(L)--
Current allocation mode is local
Last OS error: 2
GPL Ghostscript 8.57: Unrecoverable error, exit code 1
### FAILED to generate /tmp/altpdflatex.1058-1192323169/baseline.pdf ()

(baseline.tex is the name of the tex file)

Has anyone seen this before / knows what is going on?

Erik Snowberg

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