[texhax] TeXLive 2005 installation

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Tue Jan 10 23:58:30 CET 2006

>>>>> "Karl" == Karl Berry <karl at freefriends.org> writes:

  >>    Why doesn't dvips abort with an *error message*?  

  > If you (or anyone) care(s) to write a patch, that would be most
  > welcome.  Otherwise, I will look into it when and if I have time.

Unfortunately I don't have much time at the moment as well.

  > In general, dvips' error messages are less than wonderful.

  >>     The DVI file clearly expects an external file to be included
  >> and if this cannot be accomplished, this is a fatal error and
  >> dvips should abort with an exit code !=0 immediately.

  > I'm not so sure that it is always better, in every case, to abort
  > completely if an external file cannot be found.

Do you have an example where it makes sense to continue?  


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