[tex-live] dvisvgm can't find libgs

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Mon Nov 19 23:38:17 CET 2012

On Mi, 14 Nov 2012, Florêncio Neves wrote:
> The version of dvisvgm distributed with TeXLive 2012 can't seem to
> find libgs automatically (if I point its location with --lib-gs
> option, it works all right).  This happens to me on Debian 6 and
> Fedora 16.
> To check whether dvisvgm can access the ghostscript library, one can run
>   $ dvisvgm -l
> and see if the line "ps         dvips PostScript specials" is printed.

Indeed, I will make sure that on the next upload for Debian we build
with gs-dev installed, so that the dvisvgm build finds the libraray.

Thanks for reporting, and please if possible send a bug report against
texlive-binaries to the Debian bug tracking system.

Best wishes

Norbert Preining            preining@{jaist.ac.jp, logic.at, debian.org}
JAIST, Japan                                 TeX Live & Debian Developer
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