FreeBSD Port: lyx-1.3.4 (broken by recent teTeX port updates)

Kay Lehmann kay_lehmann at
Thu May 20 03:31:24 PDT 2004


Rob wrote:
> Rob wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Recent changes to the teTeX port, removes the capability of LyX
>> to view documents in DVI and ps formats.
>> In order to have this work, I had to do manually two things:
>> 1) compile teTeX as
>>        make WITH_XDVIK=yes
>>    which will add to LyX viewing in DVI format.
>> 2) install the print/dvipsk-tetex
>>    this will add ps viewing of LyX document.
>>    (Note: installing print/dvips will have conflicts with teTeX!).

You may compile teTeX with the additional option WITH_DVIPSK=yes, so you 
do not need to use print/dvipsk-tetex.

> Moreover, this dvips does not recognize any papersize. When I do
>    dvips -t a4 ....
> I will get
>    dvips: no match for papersize
> Any other reasonable alternatives for a4 will also fail and output is 
> letter size.
> This is quite troublesome!
> Regards,
> Rob.

There was a thread about this some days ago. The problem is that 
${TEXMF_TREE}/dvips/config/ isn't created or when it is created 
  everything is commented out. So you need to edit it manually.


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