[OS X TeX] Moving local stuff from teTeX to gwTex

Martin Stokhof M.J.B.Stokhof at uva.nl
Tue Jan 2 09:49:05 CET 2007


On 2 Jan, 2007, at 02:22, Stephen Anderson wrote:

> I just got a new MacBook Pro (replacing an old PowerBook), and I'm 
> trying to recover a useful TeX environment.  I installed the current 
> gwTeX i-package, along with everything else, on the new machine.  Then 
> I tried to move the stuff in my old 
> /usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf.local/ directory to the corresponding 
> places in the gwtex  texmf.local directory.  Ran texhash.  What I'm 
> most concerned to get back is the Adobe Garamond fonts.  But now 
> TeXShop complains that
>
> ....
> kpathsea: Running mktexpk --mfmode ljfour --bdpi 600 --mag 1+57/600 
> --dpi 657 padr8r--base
> mktexpk: don't know how to create bitmap font for padr8r--base.
> kpathsea: Appending font creation commands to missfont.log.
> /usr/local/gwTeX/bin/i386-apple-darwin-current/dvips: Font 
> padr8r--base not found, characters will be left blank.
> kpathsea: Running mktexpk --mfmode ljfour --bdpi 600 --mag 1+57/600 
> --dpi 657 padri8r--base
> mktexpk: don't know how to create bitmap font for padri8r--base.
> /usr/local/gwTeX/bin/i386-apple-darwin-current/dvips: Font 
> padri8r--base not found, characters will be left blank.
> ....
>
> so I must have done something wrong.
>
> I know there's been a huge amount of discussion of these matters on 
> this list recently, and if I searched diligently I am sure I would 
> find out just how to migrate from my trustworthy old tetex-based 
> installation to the modern world, but since I have to get this in 
> order really soon, I'm hoping someone will indulge me and give me a 
> recipe...
>
> Thanks very much in advance,
>
>
> -- 
> Steve Anderson
>

You did enable the corresponding map file? IIRC you do that by:
sudo updmap-sys -H --enable Map=xxx.map
with xxx the name of the map file for the Garamond fonts

Martin


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