dvips error

Gregory Davis gregdavis at ieee.org
Fri Oct 22 13:38:44 PDT 2004


Sergi Vélez wrote:

> On dl, 2004-10-11 at 09:50, Sergi Vélez wrote:
>> Hi,
>> 
>> I've just installed TeX-2.0.2.
>> 
>> When I' try to compile a document (exactly this one
>>
http://www.tug.org/tex-archive/graphics/pstricks/contrib/psgo/psgomanual.tex,
>> but same error with others)
>> 
>> I get this error:
>> 
>> 
>> [ris at ris-pc go 1046]$ latex psgomanual.tex && latex psgomanual.tex
>> 
>> (lots of text)
>> LaTeX Font Warning: Some font shapes were not available, defaults
>> substituted.
>> 
>>  )
>> (see the transcript file for additional information)
>> Output written on psgomanual.dvi (10 pages, 85040 bytes).
>> Transcript written on psgomanual.log.
>> [ris at ris-pc go 1046]$
>> 
>> then I run
>> 
>> [ris at ris-pc go 1046]$ dvips psgomanual.dvi -o
>> 
>> and get this
>> 
>> [ris at ris-pc go 1046]$ dvips psgomanual.dvi -o
>> This is dvips(k) 5.92b Copyright 2002 Radical Eye Software
>> (www.radicaleye.com)
>> ' TeX output 2004.10.11:0947' -> psgomanual.ps
>> kpathsea: Running mktexpk --mfmode ljfour --bdpi 600 --mag 1+0/600 --dpi
>> 600 mss17
>> mktexpk: don't know how to create bitmap font for mss17.
>> kpathsea: Appending font creation commands to missfont.log.
>> dvips: Font mss17 not found, characters will be left blank.
>> dvips: Can't open font metric file mss17.tfm
>> dvips: I will use cmr10.tfm instead, so expect bad output.
>> dvips: Checksum mismatch in mss17
>> dvips: Design size mismatch in mss17.tfm
>> kpathsea: Running mktexpk --mfmode ljfour --bdpi 600 --mag 1+0/600 --dpi
>> 600 mr10
>> mktexpk: don't know how to create bitmap font for mr10.
>> dvips: Font mr10 not found, characters will be left blank.
>> dvips: Can't open font metric file mr10.tfm
>> dvips: I will use cmr10.tfm instead, so expect bad output.
>> kpathsea: Running mktexpk --mfmode ljfour --bdpi 600 --mag 1+0/600 --dpi
>> 600 mss10
>> mktexpk: don't know how to create bitmap font for mss10.
>> dvips: Font mss10 not found, characters will be left blank.
>> dvips: Can't open font metric file mss10.tfm
>> dvips: I will use cmr10.tfm instead, so expect bad output.
>> dvips: Checksum mismatch in mss10
>> 
>> ...
>> 
>> kpathsea: Running mktexpk --mfmode ljfour --bdpi 600 --mag 1+0/600 --dpi
>> 600 msy9
>> mktexpk: don't know how to create bitmap font for msy9.
>> dvips: Font msy9 not found, characters will be left blank.
>> dvips: Can't open font metric file msy9.tfm
>> dvips: I will use cmr10.tfm instead, so expect bad output.
>> dvips: Checksum mismatch in msy9
>> dvips: Design size mismatch in msy9.tfm
>>
<texc.pro><pstricks.pro><pst-dots.pro><pst-node.pro><special.pro><color.pro>
>> . [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10]
>> [ris at ris-pc go 1047]$
>> 
>> The ps generated contains no words
>> 
>> Any idea?
>> 
>> 
>> Thanks
>> 
>> --
>> Sergi.
> 
> I've solved the problem. It seems that there's a problem with CFLAGS. I
> compile it without any optimizations and works fine.
> 

Do you recall what flags you used?  I have the same problem and optimized
like a madman, but don't remember compile time errors or warnings.  We
should find out what is the bad flag and have it noted in the book.

Greg



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