[tex-k] "cmman" font fails in dvips

Karl Berry karl at freefriends.org
Mon Sep 21 23:46:04 CEST 2020

        dvips: Font cmman at 8000 not found; scaling 600 instead.
        dvips: Such scaling will generate extremely poor output.

Seems reasonable to me, supposing you have cmman.600pk lying around (I
don't, so I get cmr10 being substituted). I don't know what you're

If you think it should be calling mktexpk, it seems that is disabled by
default. If I run  env MKTEXPK=1 dvips ... the pk gets made. -k

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