[OS X TeX] mactex 2008 and MathTime Pro

Axel E. Retif axel.retif at mac.com
Mon Sep 8 21:22:28 CEST 2008

On  8 Sep, 2008, at 12:34, Herbert Schulz wrote:


> I'm afraid that once you run the plain updmap the map file from that  
> will take precedence over the system-wide map file produced by  
> updmap-sys. Also the -H option will NOT let updmap-sys to look  
> inside your personal texmf tree so you should run without the -H  
> option if you want updmap-sys to ``see'' your personal texmf tree  
> (where your mtpro2.map file resides).
> If you want to use the system wide map file remove the  
> ~/.texlive2008 directory.

That's the unfortunate situation with non-sys updmap. As I see it, you  
have three options:

1) follow the canonical way and put your fonts and maps in texmf- 
local, like you, Voisin and Dyballa, among others, advise, and use

sudo -H updmap-sys

2) learn how to manage a web2c directory in ~/Library/texmf or  
~/.texlive200x, like Gary Gray does;

3) or follow the non-canonical way to put your personal fonts and maps  
in ~/Library/texmf/fonts... but *always* use the ``sudo <command>-sys  
for *everything* (sudo updmap-sys, sudo texconfig-sys...), which has  
worked fine for me.

Definitely, I would remove any web2c directory in ~/Library/texmf and  
~/.texliveXXXX and start with

sudo updmap-sys --syncwithtrees


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