[OS X TeX] Re: dvips problem [with addendum]
Peter_Dyballa at Web.DE
Tue Jun 6 20:49:09 CEST 2006
Am 06.06.2006 um 18:18 schrieb Bruno Voisin:
> The existence of a directory ~/Library/texmf/fonts/map/dvips/
> updmap/ would be a bad sign, showing that updmap has again not been
> run in the proper mode. So would be the existence of a file ~/
> A good sign would be that "kpsewhich psfonts.map" returns the
> following output:
> $ kpsewhich psfonts.map
On the contrary: with the fonts and in particular the MAP file
fragments in the private ~/Library/texmf tree the above command's
output must be:
I work in such an environment, built with updmap, although I have to
confess that it's a long time that I used dvips (around last
Christmas, checking the use of TTF from private MAP file fragments).
I am committed to pdfTeX ... What reason makes you stick to dvips?
(And where come these strange encoding names from?)
> Something known to have caused problems in the past is the
> existence of a file ~/.MacOSX/environment.plist containing path
> settings, but I can't see how this could affect dvips given this
> file affects GUI applications only and not CLI utilities.
The contents of ~/.MacOSX/environment.plist can also affect command
line programmes. The environment variables set by ~/.MacOSX/
environment.plist work in an universal system-wide scope. They are
the only (?) way to make these environment variable settings known to
Mac OS X GUI applications.
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