[OS X TeX] A Fix for the Corrupt Font Cache Bug (2)

David B. Thompson, Ph.D., P.E., D.WRE, CFM drdbthompson at gmail.com
Mon Apr 13 05:07:41 CEST 2009

On Apr 6, 2009, at 08:36, Richard Koch wrote:

> Instead it contains its own version of these libraries, so the  
> entire TeX system operates in a sort of ``box'' immune from changes  
> in your system. Keeping this box internally consistent is a  
> difficult task, and is the main reason that the core of TeX Live is  
> released once a year (with upgrades via tlmgr for fonts, style  
> files, etc.) rather than dribbling out over time.

Dick, I'm late in responding to this, but think I should add my voice  
to the many others who appreciate all the hard work required to  
develop and maintain the core programs I rely on for my writing tasks.  
I seriously appreciate that work and the ingenuity required to  
discover and repair this arcane bug. Thanks for the post and for the  
fix. You have my gratitude.


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