[tex-live] dvisvgm can't find libgs

Florêncio Neves florencioneves at gmail.com
Wed Nov 21 01:10:00 CET 2012

Please notice I wasn't talking about the Debian binaries (which I
haven't tested).  The problem I reported happens with the dvisvgm
binary one gets with TeX Live 2012 using tlmgr.


On 11/19/12, Norbert Preining <preining at logic.at> wrote:
> 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
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> Norbert Preining            preining@{jaist.ac.jp, logic.at, debian.org}
> JAIST, Japan                                 TeX Live & Debian Developer
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