[OS X TeX] GW Extras and i-Installer
msharpe at ucsd.edu
Fri Feb 5 22:43:18 CET 2010
On Feb 5, 2010, at 1:13 PM, R. Vijay Krishna wrote:
> On Feb 5, 2010, at 5:13 AM, Peter Dyballa wrote:
>> Am 05.02.2010 um 05:50 schrieb R. Vijay Krishna:
>>> Checking (required) dependency set 0 (only one should be available). Reason: The i-Package must use fondu to unpack Mac fonts into the TeX tree.
>>> ## File /usr/local/bin/fondu is available.
>> That's the cause! Just install fondu (another i-Installer package) and then repeat the installation.
>> GwTeX is a bit old... (Mac TeX is based on TeX Live 2009)
> Thanks Pete, but it still doesn't work. In particular, the line above says fondu is available, so where is the problem. In any case, I tried to reinstall fondu (which already existed) and I got the same message "Unarchive Stage Failed". I also got the same report for fontconfig
> Checking (required) dependency set 0 (all should be available). Reason: Fontconfig is linked dynamically against Freetype2 and will not work without those shared libraries installed
> ## Required file /usr/X11R6/lib/libX11.6.dylib is available. Good.
> Dependency requirements fulfilled.
> Starting trueinstall tasks
> Prepare stage completed
> Unarchive stage failed
> The reason I'm trying to use GW Extras is to access the gtaMacfonts. (Otherwise I use MacTex 2009.) Is there any other way to download the package, without using i-Installer?
There may be some other issues here. The fonts provided with Leopard and Snow Leopard are not the same as those in Tiger, for which the gtaMacfonts were designed. Before you run the installer script, you should get hold of the fonts from a Tiger distribution. In particular, Hoefler Text from Leopard will not work at all. I gave some details on the modifications needed for the other Leopard/ SL fonts in a posts to this list May 9 and 10, 2009.
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