[gs-devel] Recent preview-latex (or latex?) is again incompatible with ghostscript

Chris Liddell chris.liddell at artifex.com
Tue May 25 18:06:42 UTC 2021

Hi Ikumi,

On 25/05/2021 18:36, Ikumi Keita wrote:
> Hi Chris,
>>>>>> Chris Liddell <chris.liddell at artifex.com> writes:
>> Your command uses "-dDELAYBIND" but I cannot see anywhere in the above
>> that your code calls the ".bindnow" operation.
> [...]
>> Whilst I *think* adding the .bindnow call will resolve your issue, I
>> would *strongly* urge you (maybe not immediately, but at some point) to
>> review why you have DELAYBIND in there. From the example you posted,
>> there is no reason for it, and it has security, performance and
>> behaviour implications - especially if not used properly.
> Ah, thanks a lot. I realized my fault that I failed to follow your
> instruction when you first provided the solution. You wrote
>> Add the option -dDELAYBIND to your gs command line, include a suitable
>> redefinition of initgraphics, then call .bindnow, and continue as
>> before.
> but my elisp code adds ".bindnow" only when preview-latex tries to tweak
> foreground color while adding "-dDELAYBIND" option always.
> After I modified the code to supply "-dDELAYBIND" only when necessary,
> the error disappeared. preview-latex works for both cases when it tries
> to tweak foreground color and does not.
> Thank you very much!

That makes sense, yes, I recall that discussion now.

I'm glad it was a relatively simple solution!


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