Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 423881
kile: DVItoPDF test fails when running the system check
Last modified: 2009-01-09 02:31:55 EST
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
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
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.
System check fails at DVItoPDF
The system check doesn't fail at DVItoPDF.
Thanks, I'll see if we can work to make the defaults better/more-sane.
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)
Thanks Tomas. I'll follow your advice and depend on dvipdfmx where available
(and revert behavior elsewhere).
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