frank at shute.org.uk
Tue Aug 31 22:54:38 UTC 2010
On Tue, Aug 31, 2010 at 12:39:35PM -0700, Rem P Roberti wrote:
> On 2010.08.31 12:34:21 -0700, Rem P Roberti wrote:
> > In attempting to install /usr/ports/print/dvips I got the error message
> > that dvips is an interactive port, and I can't remember how to handle
> > that. Could I please get a heads up there. Thank you.
> OK...I commented out the 'batch' entry in make.conf. Now I get this
> error message:
> ===> dvips-5.76 conflicts with installed package(s):
> The whole problem is that I am trying to get muttprint to work, and my
> understanding is that it is dependent on teTeX for its operation. But
> when I tried to print I got an error message telling me that the print
> operation needs to see dvips. So I'm not exactly sure what is going on
teTeX comes with dvips IIRC, which is why you're getting the error.
For printing from mutt, I use the following in ~/.muttrc
set print_command="a2ps -1 > ~/mail.ps; gv ~/mail.ps"
Obviously, that views the postcript file first & then I print from gv.
gv & a2ps are in ports.
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