[OS X TeX] Questions about a clean? install

Bruno Voisin bvoisin at mac.com
Wed Oct 11 08:27:44 CEST 2006

Le 10 oct. 06 à 19:28, Jonathan Kew a écrit :

> On 10 Oct 2006, at 5:54 pm, Bruno Voisin wrote:
>> This directory is /Library/Caches/Type1-sfnt-fonts. XeTeX stores  
>> there OpenType versions of PostScript fonts the user may have in  
>> FFIL/LWFN Mac OS Classic format, and it's these versions that  
>> XeTeX uses when typesetting with the fonts.
> Just to clarify for the record: The files here are created  
> from .pfb fonts in the texmf tree, not from your FFIL/LWFN  
> "classic" fonts. They're only used by the xdv2pdf driver, so if you  
> use xdvipdfmx instead, they are neither created nor used. (The  
> xetex process itself doesn't use them.)

Thanks for the clarification. One of many instances in which I was  
plain wrong...


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