[OS X TeX] How to get gtmacfonts into TexLive?

Axel E. Retif axretif at igo.com.mx
Thu Mar 8 11:21:39 CET 2007

On Mar 8, 2007, at 03:59, Bruno Voisin wrote:

> Le 8 mars 07 à 10:30, Rolf Schmolling a écrit :
>> I've a gwTex installation on my MBP and a MacTex-installation on  
>> my G3 IBook which I keep as a backup. I noticed that the  
>> gtmacfonts in gwTex are not part of TexLive.
>> Now how do I get them into the TexLive-Installation? Would it be  
>> enough to put the .sty-files into my local texmf/-folder? or are  
>> there other related files I would have to put some place?  
>> Additional steps to take?
>> I'd like to keep them in my local/texmf-tree because then other  
>> installations I might in future to my MBP (MacTex) would see them  
>> if I recall properly.
> During the gwTeX installation, the various OS X fonts used by  
> gtamacfonts are converted from the suitcases inside /Library/Fonts/  
> and /System/Library/Fonts/ to .ttf format by applying Fondu, and  
> the result of the conversion is put inside /usr/local/gwTeX/ 
> texmf.gwtex/fonts/truetype/gtamacfonts/. This has to be done at  
> install time because of licensing issues: the fonts are part of OS  
> X and cannot be re-distributed.
> In order to know exactly what steps need to be taken, and assuming  
> you have basic knowledge of the Perl scripting language, you can  
> inspect texlive.configure within the gwTeX i-Package (i.e. within  
> the texlive.ii2 bundle) and see exactly what it does.
> Alternatively, you can inspect the directory /usr/local/gwTeX/ 
> texmf.gwtex/ of a working gwTeX installation, and copy every bit  
> located within a gtamacfonts subdirectory to a matching location  
> within /usr/local/texlive/texmf-local/, and then take the usual steps:
> sudo mktexlsr
> sudo -H updmap-sys --enable Map gtamacfonts(-atl).map

If I remember correctly, this shouldn't be done, because gtamacfonts  
should not be included in dvips map, just in pdftex map ---or am I  
wrong here?



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