I recently changed to an Apple machine (powerbook G4) and
my metapost files stoped working (in fact just the fonts).
I new that more fun with fonts were waiting me....
Well, after half a day of tests, I discovered from
that what we just need to do to have fonts in the postscript files
to show on the viewer is using the -j0 option. This is the sequence I use now:
dvips -j0 -o output file