[NTG-context] convert old dvi files

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Tue Apr 19 23:09:43 CEST 2016


On 4/19/2016 10:32 PM, Meer, Hans van der wrote:
> I need to convert some old dvi files into pdf.
> One of the routes seems dvi --(dvips) ->- ps --> pdf
> But dvips (taken from the ConTeXt-beta distribution) complains "Couldn't find header file: tex.pro"
>
> Where can I find it? It doesn't seem present in the above mentioned distribution.
> Or is there a ConTeXt mtxrun-call or such, that can do it directly?

looks like it needs some prologue file (a blob of ps code), maybe you 
can find it on ctan ... it might depend on how the dvi was made (maybe 
the pro file is loaded via a special)

it makes not much sense to add very old dvps stuff to the distribution

Hans

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