[OS X TeX] Query about package installation (TeX Live Utility)

Michael Sharpe msharpe at ucsd.edu
Sun Oct 3 23:29:50 CEST 2010

On Oct 3, 2010, at 2:06 PM, Peter Dyballa wrote:

> Am 03.10.2010 um 22:43 schrieb Michael Sharpe:
>> There may be a capitalization issue at the root of the problem. The .fd file is named uOrnementsADF.fd.
> No! Look at the WASy FD file (/usr/local/texlive/2010/texmf-dist/tex/latex/wasysym/uwasy.fd, /usr/local/texlive/2010/texmf-dist/tex/latex/wasysym/uwasyvar.fd)! There could be somewhere else a typo from the time the package was created. On a standard HFS+ file system "u" and "U" in a file's name are the same. The St. Mary Road fonts have a Ustmry.fd file...

It's true that you don't need to change the capitalization once you copy the file into your personal area, because kpathsea uses file system searches there. However, case is significant in system areas because the search in ls-R is case-sensitive. I just checked that it does work to change the original name to UOrnementsADF.fd using

cd /usr/local/texlive/2010/texmf-dist/tex/latex/adforn
sudo mv uOrnementsADF.fd UOrnementsADF.fd


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