[lltx] mkluatexfontdb & Mac OS X

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Sun May 16 17:38:13 CEST 2010

On Sun, May 16, 2010 at 05:53:46PM +0300, Elie Roux wrote:
> Khaled Hosny a écrit :
> >For TEXMF tree font directories, kpse returns the individual
> >subdirectories, AFAICT, so I felt there is no need to scan them
> >recursively, while OSFONTDIR is returned as is i.e. if I set
> >OSFONTDIR=~/.fonts, kpse will just return this so I had to scan it
> >recursively.
> I think this is wrong for OSFONTDIR, in my tests it was scanned also
> at sublevel, for example if I set OSFONTDIR to /usr/share/fonts it
> will find the fonts in it, even if they are under subdirectories
> (but not subsubdirectories). But maybe I did something wrong in my
> tests...
$ export OSFONTDIR="/usr/share/fonts"
$ kpsewhich -expand-path='$OSFONTDIR'

No subdirs returned. Anyway, I just made the code scan all dirs
recursively, it doesn't harm to do so.


 Khaled Hosny
 Arabic localiser and member of Arabeyes.org team
 Free font developer

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