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problem with postscript fonts

The quick answer would be to get the tetex distribution from CTAN.
That should ensure everything working together.

>>>>> On Tue, 14 Apr 1998 14:33:28 -0600, schlake@nmt.edu (Schlake ( William Colburn )) said:

    Schlake> I'm having trouble getting postscript fonts to work with
    Schlake> dvips.  I went to ftp://ctan.tug.org/ and downloaded
    Schlake> texk-7.2a, texmflib, pdftexlib-0.12h, etexlib-2.0, and
    Schlake> omegalib-1.5.

    Schlake> I untarred all the lib files into /usr/local/lib/texmf,
    Schlake> and built texk-7.2 by running "make".  I then installed
    Schlake> psnfss in /usr/local/lib/texmf/tex/latex/packages/psnfss
    Schlake> and then untarred the contents of
    Schlake> ftp://ctan.tug.org/tex-archive/fonts/psfonts/adobe into
    Schlake> /usr/local/lib/texmf/fonts/psfonts/.

    Schlake> As it stands now, most things seem to work with the
    Schlake> exception of the small caps fonts.

    Schlake> I tried adding in the files from the entire
    Schlake> ftp://ctan.tug.org/tex-archive/fonts/psfonts directory,
    Schlake> the lw35nfss.zip files, and the lw35pk.zip files, but
    Schlake> small caps fonts still did not work.  I also tried
    Schlake> putting all the map files into the psfonts.map file, also
    Schlake> with no effect.

    Schlake> ftp://ctan.tug.org/tex-archive/fonts/psfonts/adobe seems
    Schlake> to have tfm files for all the small caps fonts I want,
    Schlake> and they are installed, but not the vf files.

    Schlake> Here is an example TeX document which works with the
    Schlake> distribution of TeX I installed in August of 1995:

    Schlake> ----- cut here ----- \font\fa=pagkc at 8pt \font\fb=pagdc
    Schlake> at 8pt \font\fc=pbklc at 8pt \font\fd=pbkdc at 8pt
    Schlake> \font\fe=phvrc at 8pt \font\ff=phvbc at 8pt
    Schlake> \font\fg=pncrc at 8pt \font\fh=pncbc at 8pt
    Schlake> \font\fx=pplrc at 8pt \font\fj=pplbc at 8pt
    Schlake> \font\fk=ptmrc at 8pt \font\fl=ptmbc at 8pt

    Schlake> \fa Eeep!  \fb Eeep!  \fc Eeep!  \fd Eeep!  \fe Eeep!
    Schlake> \ff Eeep!  \fg Eeep!  \fh Eeep!  \fx Eeep!  \fj Eeep!
    Schlake> \fk Eeep!  \fl Eeep!

    Schlake> \bye ----- cut here -----

    Schlake> This document will TeX fine, but dvips will fail to find
    Schlake> every font.  Running dvips in debug mode, I see that it
    Schlake> searches for a pagkc8r.vf file and is unable to find one.
    Schlake> Each font fails, not just pagkc.When I compile and dvips
    Schlake> this document on my older TeX system it is produced
    Schlake> correctly.

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