[tex-k] Swapping mf and mfw

Julian Gilbey J.D.Gilbey@qmul.ac.uk
Sun, 25 Nov 2001 10:50:06 +0000

On Sun, Nov 25, 2001 at 12:28:08AM +0100, Thomas Esser wrote:
> > and then have the mktex* scripts calling mf-nowin instead of mf.
> And people who rebuild the base file because they have added a mode to
> modes.mf need to dump a file called mf-nowin.base which is non-obvious.

Surely one can just have mf-nowin.base -> mf.base as a symlink, just
as mfw.base symlinks to mf.base at present?

> If someone really needs to find out that he has to call mfw, he will do. I
> have a report by someone (he lives in stanford and has stopped using email
> some time ago) who has finally found mfw even though the teTeX docs say
> that he needs to call mf.X (which is corrected in my sources now).




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