Problem with \installfont in fontinst 1.8

Ulrik Vieth
Wed, 15 Jul 1998 11:54:34 +0200

>  - otherwise, it looks for an .afm file cmr10.afm and runs \afmtomtx 
>    on that file, creating cmr10.mtx

> beware also that Bakoma's AFMs were incompatible with fontinst,
> soyou'd better use the PLs from the Knuthean TFMS (tftopl).

Sure, that's why it looks for PL fonts first before even trying 
to look for AFM files.  If you want to use MF fonts in fontinst, 
it is highly recommendable to generate PL files from TFMs and 
not to  rely on AFMs.

Cheers, Ulrik.