[OS X TeX] Installing 'makor' package on MacTeX

Eric Jablow ejablow at cox.net
Fri Nov 9 13:54:21 CET 2007

On Nov 9, 2007, at 4:32 AM, Peter Dyballa wrote:

> Am 09.11.2007 um 02:02 schrieb Eric Jablow:
>> makor.map doesn't make it into that updmap.cfg.  I'm using MacTeX,  
>> not gwTeX and not texlive, though there are texlive directories.   
>> The directory /usr/local/texlive/texmf-local/fonts/map/dvips/misc  
>> doesn't exist.  Should I create one and put makor.map into it?
> MacTeX is TeX Live 2007 based. The documentation to TeX Live 2007  
> recommends to create a branch outside its core, i.e. not inside /usr/ 
> local/texlive/2007 but aside, in /usr/local/texlive/texmf-local,  
> enabling it to serve TeX also in 2008, 2009, ... Since I am not  
> using MacTeX I can't tell what its documentation recommends and I  
> can't even tell whether MacTeX's texmf.cnf file (/usr/local/texlive/ 
> 2007/texmf/web2c/texmf.cnf?) accepts /usr/local/texlive/texmf-local  
> as part of a system's TeX installation. My texmf.cnf has a line

My texmf.cnf file has the same line.  Also, when I run texhash, it  
puts the map file into ls-R, but kpsewhich doesn't recognize it:

Eric-Jablow-Laptop:texmf-local erjablow$ pwd;ls;sudo texhash; grep -C  
5 makor2.map ls-R;echo NOW, KPSEWHICH; kpsewhich makor2.map
bibtex		fonts		metapost	tex
dvips		ls-R		omega		web2c
texhash: Updating /usr/local/texlive/2007/../texmf-local/ls-R...
texhash: Updating /usr/local/texlive/2007/texmf/ls-R...
texhash: Updating /usr/local/texlive/2007/texmf-config/ls-R...
texhash: Updating /usr/local/texlive/2007/texmf-dist/ls-R...
texhash: Updating /usr/local/texlive/2007/texmf-var/ls-R...
texhash: Done.




Eric-Jablow-Laptop:texmf-local erjablow$


Why is this so difficult?

Eric Jablow

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