[tex-live] Portable TeX Live with TeXworks

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Fri Jun 5 10:30:01 CEST 2009

On 05/06/2009, Zdenek Wagner <zdenek.wagner at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2009/6/5 Germain BOYER <germain.boyer at ac-toulouse.fr>:
>> Bonjour Reinhard Kotucha,
>> ps2pdf "trylatex.ps" works. I get the correct trylatex.pdf
>> ps2pdf "try latex.ps" don't work.
> Yes, I wrote it in my previous mail. It calls ps2pdf.bat which gets
> "try latex.ps" as a single argument. It then calls ps2pdfxx.bat
> without quoting so it sees two arguments: "try" and "latex.ps". This
> batch then runs ghostscript again without quoting the arguments,
> that's why you are not able to pass "try latex.ps" correctly and the
> batches as well as gs become confused. These scripts are part of the
> ghostscript distribution, thus the bug should be reported to the GS
> developers (or yet better supply the patch).

The ps2pdfxx.bat files in TL are *not* the original files from GS, as
Reinhard already said. These are wrappers calling texlua scripts in
texmf/scripts/texlive/gswin32/ps2pdfxx.tlu. I don't think we even
include the original scripts (I don't see them in bin-tlgs.win32
package). Please, check first if the files you're talking about indeed
came from us. We don't want to bother the GS developers about our



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