Behaviour of \latinfamily

Sebastian Rahtz
Tue, 26 May 1998 11:00:18 +0100

Ulrik Vieth writes:
 > These messages are issued by tools/finst/fontinst.sty and eventually
 > end up in the log file of /tmp/Fam_xxx/Fam_xxx.tex (which is normally
 > deleted automatically if the fontinst run completed successfully).
 > Try runnig 
 >   perl -debug -outdir ../cooked/<whatever> <famcode>
 >                    ^^^^^^
dont confuse Rowland still further... he doesn't use that Perl
higher-level  setup....

 > such as \fake_width or \fake_shape, which in turn look for 8a-encoded
 > .afm files and issue the necessary  \transformfont and \reencodefont
 > commamds to produce a suitable 8r-encoded .mtx file.
yes, thats the key, those fake_width and fake_shape macros

nice explanation, Ulrik