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Re: Would like MakeTeXPK to write into texmf/fonts/public/cm/pk/..
Christopher Lott writes:
> I would first like to ask about teTeX. This sounds like the solution
> to frustrating installs. Is this available from a CTAN archive, or
> only commercially? No matter what the answer, may I suggest making
its not commercial at all. on the contrary!
> extremely clear references to this package somewhere where a person
> such as myself might find this notice before blithely ftp'ing
you can buy it on a CD next week, see http://www.tug.org/tex-live.html
> + v5.58f of dvipsk includes a big psfonts.map file that seems to
> have everything supplied with the psnfss2e package.
ah. i didnt know that
> + The .fd files for adobe as available on CTAN are stored in
> subdirectories named "tex". Directories from other foundries are
> set up differently.
no, they are not!
> + Maybe I'm on drugs, but I only made the .fd files available to
> LaTeX2e, not the .tfm files, and it works fine. What will not
but it must find *some* tfm files!
> + A little more explanation about the decision to/not to use Cork
> encoding (I still have no clue what that is) would have been great.
ah, you need to read the LaTeX Companion....
> + I could barely get test0.tex working, test1.tex was hopeless.
> Maybe this is where the missing .tfm files bit me? Should test1
um, it usually does work, yes...
> I'm really quite uncertain about the possible bug I reported WRT
> prioritizing directory seeks when using the ls-R database. Some more
> info: we only have latex2e, and it's installed as "latex". We do not
its hard to say where you have gone wrong, to be honest.