[OS X TeX] Installation of informal math fonts

Gerben Wierda Gerben.Wierda at rna.nl
Tue Sep 6 12:35:42 CEST 2005


On 6 Sep 2005, at 12:24, Christof Janssen wrote:

> Thanks for your helpful comments
>
> I first did sudo updmap --enable Map iffonts.map, but nothing got  
> updated. Then I tried sudo updmap --enable Map ./ifmath.map in the  
> directory where the map file resides and, heureka, the missing  
> files were generated. Does one of the unix gurus know why I need ./ 
> filename instead of just filename ?

The map location is <texmf>/fonts/map the dvips location is outdated.  
To fix your private tree run

/usr/bin/ruby /usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf.tetex/scripts/context/ruby/ 
textools.rb --fixtexmftrees --force ~/Library/texmf

G


> Here the log:
>
> Files generated:
> -rw-r--r--   1 root  wheel  116515 Sep  6 12:18 /usr/local/teTeX/ 
> share/texmf.local/fonts/map/dvipdfm/updmap/dvipdfm_dl14.map
> -rw-r--r--   1 root  wheel  117096 Sep  6 12:18 /usr/local/teTeX/ 
> share/texmf.local/fonts/map/dvipdfm/updmap/dvipdfm_ndl14.map
> -rw-r--r--   1 root  wheel    8245 Sep  6 12:17 /usr/local/teTeX/ 
> share/texmf.local/fonts/map/dvips/updmap/builtin35.map
> -rw-r--r--   1 root  wheel   12142 Sep  6 12:17 /usr/local/teTeX/ 
> share/texmf.local/fonts/map/dvips/updmap/download35.map
> -rw-r--r--   1 root  wheel  317333 Sep  6 12:17 /usr/local/teTeX/ 
> share/texmf.local/fonts/map/dvips/updmap/ps2pk.map
> -rw-r--r--   1 root  wheel   75159 Sep  6 12:17 /usr/local/teTeX/ 
> share/texmf.local/fonts/map/dvips/updmap/psfonts_pk.map
> -rw-r--r--   1 root  wheel  313442 Sep  6 12:17 /usr/local/teTeX/ 
> share/texmf.local/fonts/map/dvips/updmap/psfonts_t1.map
> -rw-r--r--   1 root  wheel  317340 Sep  6 12:17 /usr/local/teTeX/ 
> share/texmf.local/fonts/map/pdftex/updmap/pdftex_dl14.map
> -rw-r--r--   1 root  wheel  315871 Sep  6 12:17 /usr/local/teTeX/ 
> share/texmf.local/fonts/map/pdftex/updmap/pdftex_ndl14.map
>
> Unfortunately I still don't see any output, but I have to postpone  
> closer inspection until some later time.
>
> Christof
>
> Am 6. Sep 2005 um 11:13 schrieb Bruno Voisin:
>
>
>> Le 6 sept. 05 à 10:52, Christof Janssen a écrit :
>>
>>
>>
>>> I am not at all familiar with the internals of latex packages. I  
>>> tried to install the ifmath fonts of Micropress on my G4 PB  
>>> running under OS 10.4 using Gerben Wierdas tetex.  I tried to  
>>> follow both, the hints that are given by Micropress and the  
>>> article of Bruno Voisin about "Installing Fonts for Latex on OS  
>>> X". Accordingly I created tfm/micropress/ifmath/, type1/ 
>>> micropress/ifmath, afm/ifmath and even /pfm/micropress/ifmath  
>>> subdirectories in my local ~/Library/texmf/fonts folder. I also  
>>> put the provided (Micropress) map file and the fd files in ~/ 
>>> Library/texmf/dvips/ifmath and ~/Library/texmf/tex/latex/ifmath .  
>>> VF fonts were not provided and I didn't install them. First of  
>>> all I am confused that the Micropress fonts don't seem to follow  
>>> the standard naming conventions for tex fonts. Is this the case  
>>> and is that important ?
>>>
>>>
>>
>> The naming shouldn't be important. Regarding the directory for the  
>> map files, the teTeX directory layout has changed and it should  
>> now be ~/Library/texmf/fonts/map/dvips/ifmath, but I don't think  
>> that matters.
>>
>> What's missing is more probably running updmap at the end of the  
>> installation:
>>
>>     sudo updmap --enable Map ifmath.map
>>
>> (replace ifmath.map by the name of the map file).
>>
>> Hope this helps,
>>
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