[tex-live] dvipdfm(1) regression with TL 2009

Ulrike Fischer news3 at nililand.de
Wed Aug 5 13:19:58 CEST 2009

Am Wed, 5 Aug 2009 10:27:52 +0200 schrieb Jukka Salmi:

> Hello,
> I just built TL binaries from svn trunk and installed a TL 2009 pretest
> version on a NetBSD/i386 system.  With a LaTeX document which includes
> several .eps graphics I'm seeing a regression with dvipdfm(1) (which is
> actually dvipdfmx now IIUC): with TL 2008's (non-dvipdfmx) dvipdfm(1)
> the resulting .pdf looks fine, but with TL 2009's dvipdfm(1) some
> included graphics seem to be replaced by graphics which are shown
> elsewhere in the same document.  The .dvi and .ps (generated by
> dvips(1)) are fine, so it's definitely dvipdfm(1) which causes the
> problem...

The driver files of the graphicx package can also differ. And on
miktex at least there is also dvipdfmx.cfg which can have an effect
on the handling of eps-files. You could run dvipdfm with the option
-vv to see which graphics it is actually using. 

Ulrike Fischer 

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