[OS X TeX] Backing out of a ~/Library/texmf install
pastor at fusl.ac.be
Thu Jun 8 15:38:48 CEST 2006
Le 08-juin-06 à 15:10, <stephenmoye at cox.net> a écrit :
> Some time ago, I installed the Lucida fonts in ~/Library/texmf
> install with updmap. Now that i-Installer complains to me regularly
> that it has detected a personal setup in my teTeX installation, and
> having read all the good reasons not to have such a setup, and,
> finally, reading the chilling experiences of those who did have
> such a setup -- I would like to repent of my sins and reinstall the
> fonts in /usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf.local.
> Before I do anything I might regret, I want to review what I think
> are the steps to accomplish this
> 1. I'll move (mv) the files/directories from ~/Library/texmf to the
> corresponding locations in /usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf.local
> 2. I'll remove any leftover files and directories in ~/Library/
> texmf -- what would those be? Is web2c one of them?
> 3. Run sudo -H updmap-sys --enable-map lucida.map
> I'm fairly clear on the normal installation process. It is undoing
> an older installation that I am concerned about.
> Thanks as always for any help.
> Stephen Moye
Personnaly, I keep my personal fonts in ~/Library/texmf, and before
performing an update on my TeX installation, I delete the ~/Library/
texmf/web2c directory and all files in the ~/Library/fonts/map
directory, except my personal map files, of course. Then, after the
update, I perform "updmap --enable Map somefont.map" on the command
line, for each map files kept in ~/Library/texmf/fonts/map.
Or if you have many personal fonts, and thus many map files, do
"updmap --enable Map somefont.map" only once, for one map file, and
then you only have to edit the updmap.cfg file that now lies in ~/
Library/texmf/web2c, adding "Map yourfont2.map", "Map yourfont3.map",
etc, at the end of the file. And then a mere "updmap" in your
Terminal is sufficient.
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