[OS X TeX] Re: MacOSX-TeX Digest, Vol 54, Issue 10
murrayeisenberg at gmail.com
Thu Apr 12 21:33:23 CEST 2012
On 4/12/12 3:00 PM, macosx-tex-request at email.esm.psu.edu wrote:
> Message: 9
> Date: Thu, 12 Apr 2012 09:42:29 -0500
> From: Herbert Schulz<herbs at wideopenwest.com>
> Subject: Re: [OS X TeX] Re: .map file not found?
> To: TeX on Mac OS X Mailing List<macosx-tex at email.esm.psu.edu>
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> On Apr 12, 2012, at 9:33 AM, Murray Eisenberg wrote:
>> > Michael Sharpe<msharpe at ...> writes:
>>> >> It's not a good idea to install font files in your home texmf folder, as
>>> >> it can prevent font updates by TeX Live
>>> >> Utility from having the intended effect with fonts it updates.
>>> >> Don't give a full path to your map file. Once the map file is in some
>>> >> appropriate part of the texmf forest, it will be found by updmap[-sys].
>>> >> With running updmap-sys and then updmap, you have creeated a
>>> >> bit of a mess,
>>> >> with two versions of updmap.cfg, one in ~/Library/texlive/2011/
>>> >> that now shadows you system version.
>>> >> I'd advise you to get rid of the home version before doing anything
>>> >> else.
>> > I don't think putting new fonts and support inside ~/Library/texmf is a
>> > problem, per discussions at MacOSX-TeX list.
>> > I've resolved the problem with the .map files not being found: I have in
>> > ~/Library/texmf/web2c a file updmap.cfg. As soon as I added to it the
>> > entries...
>> > Map wolfram.map #localtexmf/dvips/config/wolfram.map
>> > Map pdfwolfram.map #localtexmf/pdftex/config/pdfwolfram.map
>> > ... now running sudo updmap-sys runs normally and finds the
>> > newly-added .map files.
> Basically what you did is to do part of the work of updmap manually.
> So you ran
> updmap ...
> rather than
> sudo updmap-sys ...
> at some point? Don't know how much time has been wasted fighting this kind of stuff when things don't work easily.
> How do you have your TeX Live Utility preferences set up?
For the TeX Live Utility, I have UNchecked "Install updates for all
users". I believe I did that following advice on this list (from you?) a
couple weeks ago.
Note that I am the only user on this Mac (and my account is an admin
That utility, as well as the command " sudo tlmgr update --all" seem to
work OK. In fact, I ran the latter a bit earlier today, and the log
shows at its end:
done running mktexlsr.
running mtxrun --generate ...
done running mtxrun --generate.
running updmap-sys --nomkmap --nohash --enable Map=mathpple.map ...
done running updmap-sys --nomkmap --nohash --enable Map=mathpple.map.
running updmap-sys ...
done running updmap-sys.
Murray Eisenberg murrayeisenberg at gmail.com
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