[OS X TeX] Font problem

Peter Pagin peter.pagin at philosophy.su.se
Wed Dec 9 23:33:38 CET 2009

Hi Michael,

On 9 dec 2009, at 22.42, Michael Sharpe wrote:

> On Dec 9, 2009, at 11:39 AM, Peter Pagin wrote:
>> Hello list,
>> I have run into a problem using the fourier font package with TeXLive 2009. The file typesets fine with TeXLive 2008, but using the 2009 distribution, I get the following message
>> ---------------------------------
>> 27] (./vagdom3.aux)
>> kpathsea: Running mktexpk --mfmode / --bdpi 600 --mag 0+331/600 --dpi 331 fourier-ms
>> mktexpk: don't know how to create bitmap font for fourier-ms.
>> /usr/texbin/mktexpk: line 266: /bin/rm: Permission denied
>> kpathsea: Appending font creation commands to missfont.log.
>> )
> It would help in the diagnosis if you would process the following minimal file with pdflatex and post the entire console output .
> \documentclass{article}
> \usepackage{fourier} 
> \begin{document}
> Some text. Some math:  $\int_0^\infty \alpha(t)\,dt$.
> \end{document}  

I did as you suggested:


This is pdfTeX, Version 3.1415926-1.40.10 (TeX Live 2009)
 \write18 enabled.
entering extended mode
LaTeX2e <2009/09/24>
Babel <v3.8l> and hyphenation patterns for english, usenglishmax, dumylang, noh
yphenation, german-x-2009-06-19, ngerman-x-2009-06-19, ancientgreek, ibycus, ar
abic, basque, bulgarian, catalan, pinyin, coptic, croatian, czech, danish, dutc
h, esperanto, estonian, farsi, finnish, french, galician, german, ngerman, mono
greek, greek, hungarian, icelandic, indonesian, interlingua, irish, italian, ku
rmanji, latin, latvian, lithuanian, mongolian, mongolian2a, bokmal, nynorsk, po
lish, portuguese, romanian, russian, sanskrit, serbian, slovak, slovenian, span
ish, swedish, turkish, ukenglish, ukrainian, uppersorbian, welsh, loaded.
Document Class: article 2007/10/19 v1.4h Standard LaTeX document class
No file fouriertest.aux.
(/usr/local/texlive/2009/texmf-dist/tex/latex/fourier/fmlfutmi.fd) [1{/Users/pp
kpathsea: Running mktexpk --mfmode / --bdpi 600 --mag 0+552/600 --dpi 552 futri8r
mktexpk: don't know how to create bitmap font for futri8r.
/usr/texbin/mktexpk: line 266: /bin/rm: Permission denied
kpathsea: Appending font creation commands to missfont.log.
!pdfTeX error: /usr/texbin/pdflatex (file futri8r): Font futri8r at 552 not fou
 ==> Fatal error occurred, no output PDF file produced!


Also, when running the sudo updmap commands, I get many 'permission denied' messages, but I don't know whether this is expected behavior.

Thanks for taking your time with this.


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