[OS X TeX] Font installation problems

James A Mingo mingo at mast.queensu.ca
Sat Jan 9 14:31:57 CET 2010

On Fri, 8 Jan 2010, Peter Dyballa wrote:

> Am 08.01.2010 um 05:56 schrieb James A Mingo:
> > [1{/Volumes/user/jamie/.texlive2008/texmf-var/fonts/map/pdftex/updmap/pdftex.map}]
> This is the culprit: your personal MAP file setup! The cure is easy: either
> remove the whole branch (rm -rf ~/.texlive2008 in Terminal) or rename it to
> "~/was .texlive2008" that this file cannot be found. Then it will work.

Thank you very much, this fixed the problem.

> BTW, why are you still using the antique DVI output file format with the
> pdfTeX engine? Direct production of PDF is possible, and when using the
> microtype package you can produce documents with an improved "look & feel" ...

I consistently use TeXShop and pdflatex except when trying
to diagnose a font installation problem.

Thanks again,

Jamie Mingo

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