[OS X TeX] New MacTeX Packages

Franck Pastor pastor at fusl.ac.be
Sat Jan 27 11:30:52 CET 2007


Le 27-janv.-07 à 11:21, Bruno Voisin a écrit :

> Le 27 janv. 07 à 04:32, Gary L. Gray a écrit :
>
>> I just downloaded and installed this release of TeXLive-2007.dmg  
>> and I am now getting the following error when typesetting a  
>> document that typeset without error with the previous release:
>>
>> This is pdfTeXk, Version 3.141592-1.40.1 (Web2C 7.5.6)
>> [/...]
>> <use ../Settings/Figures/thermometer1/thermometer1.pdf>kpathsea:  
>> Running mktextfm fmvr8x
>> mktextfm: Running mf-nowin -progname=mf \mode:=ljfour; mag:=1;  
>> nonstopmode; input fmvr8x
>> This is METAFONT, Version 2.71828 (Web2C 7.5.6)
>> kpathsea: Running mktexmf fmvr8x
>>
>> ! I can't find file `fmvr8x'.
>> [...]
>> grep: fmvr8x.log: No such file or directory
>> mktextfm: `mf-nowin -progname=mf \mode:=ljfour; mag:=1;  
>> nonstopmode; input fmvr8x' failed to make fmvr8x.tfm.
>> kpathsea: Appending font creation commands to missfont.log.
>>
>> ! Font OT1/mvs/m/n/10=fmvr8x at 10.0pt not loadable: Metric (TFM)  
>> file not foun
>> d.
>> [...]
>>
>> I am going to re-install the previous release until I hear of a  
>> solution.
>
> Gary,
>
> A problem with the current MacTeX packages is that they don't run  
> mktexlsr or updmap following installation. Hence:
>
> - Because mktexlsr is not run, any local addition you may have put  
> inside /usr/local/texlive/texmf-local/ won't be seen.
>
> - Because updmap is not run, any map file you may have added  
> yourself (through updmap(-sys) --enable Map whatever.map) and which  
> is indeed present inside updmap.cfg won't be taken into account:  
> the global map files psfonts.map, pdftex.map etc. installed by  
> MacTeX don't correspond to your customized updmap.cfg (most likely / 
> usr/local/texlive/2007/texmf-config/web2c/updmap.cfg).
>
> Because of that, I run mktexlsr and updmap after each TeXLive-2007  
> reinstall:
>
> 	sudo mktexlsr
> 	sudo -H updmap-sys
>
> I'm not sure that is the problem you're facing, but that's a  
> possibility.
>
> Bruno

Another problem is that the installation does not automatically  
configure dvips for paper size a4, and  thus you have also to run  
texconfig after the installation:

sudo texconfig dvips paper a4




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