[tex-k] mktexpk broken, pdftex PK flaw

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Fri Nov 11 19:50:46 CET 2005

Hartmut Henkel wrote:
> Second problem: In the past there were several e-mails complaining that
> during a pdftex run, mktexpk is trying to make a weird 72 dpi font, when
> the font PFB was not mentioned in the map file --- even when the right
> PK resolution and mode are given in mktex.cnf! This has always been
> attributed to a mapfile problem and then "solved" by a mapfile so that
> in fact Type1 fonts were used. But the problem persists with PK fonts,
> which should also run ok.

Hey, cool! Thanks for sorting this out. I've browsed past this weird
behaviour with the resolution for a long time already, and only now I
realise that the 72dpi was a buglet on it's own!


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