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Re: xetex seems to be just a pdflatex

You may need xetex-pstricks (, which we 
don’t have in pkgsrc yet.

Min Sik Kim

On Jun 9, 2014, at 2:03 AM, Jens Rehsack <> wrote:

> Hi,
> some time ago I prepared a slide for and aked for some help in 
> a LaTeX newsgroup.
> Beside some other things, Herbert Voss told me that I could use pstricks 
> directly without the indirection over latex -> dvips -> ps2pdf using xetex. 
> But it seems (at least my) xetex from pkgsrc behaves just as pdflatex.
> Is it just my installation which is probably broken (and how can I clean 
> restart - read: after pkg_delete all latex packages, what do I have to 
> remove?) or is it a general problem?
> If someone wants to test out-of-the-box - it's not a small one but when that 
> does with xetex, it's mine what's broken: 
> Cheers
> -- 
> Jens Rehsack
> pkgsrc, Perl5

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