Bug 423881 - kile: DVItoPDF test fails when running the system check
Summary: kile: DVItoPDF test fails when running the system check
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kile
Version: 8
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Rex Dieter
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-12-13 19:02 UTC by Peeter Puusemp
Modified: 2009-01-09 07:31 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2009-01-09 07:31:55 UTC

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Description Peeter Puusemp 2007-12-13 19:02:02 UTC
Description of problem:
After an update DVItoPDF test fails when running the system check in Kile. It
wants to use dvipdfmx, but it doesn't exist. It may be because of this entry
from the Kile change log:
"Added new DVItoPDF config Modern which calls dvipdfmx instead of dvipdfm, set
Modern as default"

By the way, after some time I used the set to default feature in the
Tools->Build section in preferences because of another thing I changed and
wanted to set it back to defaults. After that now the test doesn't fail any more
and DVItoPDF is linked to dvipdfm again. It may be bacause I used the set to
default feature.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
See the Steps to Reproduce.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Update to the latest Kile with yum.
2. Open the new Kile.
3. Make the system check.
Actual results:
System check fails at DVItoPDF

Expected results:
The system check doesn't fail at DVItoPDF.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Rex Dieter 2007-12-13 19:41:18 UTC
Thanks, I'll see if we can work to make the defaults better/more-sane.

Comment 2 Thomas Braun 2008-01-11 21:40:44 UTC

we decided to move to dvipdfmx because dvipdfm has some major limitations. But
dvipdfm is still installed using the "Default" configuration.

So you might consider either:
- revert our switch to dvipdfm (not suggested), svn revision 725057
- make kile depend on dvipdfmx

Thomas Braun (the kile dev team)

Comment 3 Rex Dieter 2008-01-11 21:57:27 UTC
Thanks Tomas.  I'll follow your advice and depend on dvipdfmx where available
(and revert behavior elsewhere).

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