[lucida] Installing Lucida on MacOSX 10.4.5 ?

Vincent Manis vmanis at telus.net
Fri Jun 9 07:12:49 CEST 2006

That seems like a reasonable place to install them; on teTeX on  
Cygwin, I have them in
~/texmf etc.

No need to give all the variations in the revised document, just one  
quick recipe that works per system.

-- vincent

On 2006-06-08, at 20:12 , Axel E. Retif wrote:

> On Jun 8, 2006, at 1:50 PM, Karl Berry wrote:
>>     This last paragraph is rather vexing.
>> Yes, I actually agree with you.  However, I had no way to improve it
>> myself, since merely unzipping the files worked for me with the
>> system I
>> use (TeX Live), and I did not care to guess what invocations might be
>> needed on other systems.
>> Now that Axel kindly sent the invocation for updmap-sys that he
>> needed,
>> I can add that to the documentation.
> [...]
>> Other improvements to the documentation, on this topic or others, are
>> most welcome.  I tried to write everything I knew about it when I  
>> made
>> the distribution, so I need contributions to make improvements at  
>> this
>> point.
> Unfortunately, there are not straightforward instructions, given the
> flexibility we have with gwTeX. I, for example, install fonts
> and .map files in my $HOME tree:
> ~/Library/texmf/dvips/config/lucida.map
> then I run
> sudo updmap-sys --enable Map=lucida.map
> With this, configuration file updated is
> /usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf.local/web2c/updmap.cfg
> and /usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf.local/fonts/map/pdftex/updmap/
> pdftex_dl14.map, etc.
> Others install in ~/Library/texmf..., but run updmap --enable
> Map=lucida.map (without the sudo and -sys) and then I think a
> updmap.cfg file is created in
> ~/Library/texmf/web2c
> The best would be to follow Gerben Wierda's advice (April 23, 2006,
> to TeX on Mac OS X Mailing List):
> -------------------
> Personally, I would advise to install in texmf.local and use "sudo -H
> updmap-sys" (etc.), that way, the TeX i-Package configuration will be
> aware of it and you have only one setup on your system (simpler).
> -------------------
> Of course, a dream come true would be to buy the fonts and then have
> the option to install manually or through i-Installer or MikTeX.
> Best,
> Axel
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