[tex-k] dvipsk

Eddie Kohler kohler at CS.UCLA.EDU
Thu Jan 27 19:29:41 CET 2005

Generated TFMs can be garbage-collected on arbitrary schedules.  It 
would be surprising to run "dvips" on a .dvi file, get a "missing TFM" 
error, run tex, and have it work.  You're right that TeX's autotfm 
generation is more important, though.


On Jan 27, 2005, at 9:56 AM, Tomas G. Rokicki wrote:

> Well, we're really talking about dvips, not TeX.  TeX's autotfm 
> generation
> will be in there and should be in there, absolutely.  What we're 
> talking
> about is a change to dvips that disables tfm generation *there*.
> -tom

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