[OS X TeX] TeX i-Package updated (foo-sys/foo workaround, font map search improvement)

Gerben Wierda Gerben.Wierda at rna.nl
Sat Jun 24 16:52:00 CEST 2006

> Le 23 juin 06 à 14:08, Franck Pastor a écrit :
>> One more question: suppose I don't change this texmf.cnf file. If I
>> want to keep my new font files (.map, .pfa, etc.) installed in my
>> personal directory (i.e. HOMETEXMF, which means ~/Library/texmf, I
>> presume), what should I do with updmap ?
> If I understood things correctly (but that's really a big
> assumption), formerly:
> sudo -H updmap-sys  ->  reads only from texmf.local, and writes in
> texmf.local
> sudo updmap-sys  ->  reads from both texmf.local and ~/Library/texmf,
> and writes in texmf.local
> With now updmap being equivalent to updmap-sys, I guess "sudo
> updmap" (without the -H option) would do for you. Is this correct?
> If that is indeed correct, editing texmf.cnf is required only if you
> want a completely personal setup, with updmap both reading and
> writing in ~/Library/texmf (for example in case you have strictly
> personal fonts, that you don't want other account owners on your Mac
> to see).
> Again, is this interpretation correct?

Yes. My other answer is wrong. Reading from HOMETEXMF is done by
updamp(-sys) anyway.


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