[OS X TeX] Font management with MacTeX 2013

Michael Sharpe msharpe at ucsd.edu
Fri Jun 21 23:57:38 CEST 2013

On Jun 21, 2013, at 2:20 PM, Gary L. Gray <gray at psu.edu> wrote:

> Each time I install a new version of TeX Live, which is essentially once per year, I run a script I keep around that contains:
> #!/bin/bash
> updmap --nohash --nomkmap --syncwithtrees
> updmap --nohash --nomkmap --enable Map mtpro2.map
> updmap --nohash --nomkmap --enable Map lucida.map
> updmap --nohash --nomkmap --enable Map iffonts.map
> updmap --nohash --nomkmap --enable Map MinionPro.map
> updmap --nohash --nomkmap --enable Map pmy.map
> updmap
> This gets my fonts working again as I expect.
> In TeX Live Utility, I have "Automaticall enable fonts in my home directory." checked.
> As far as I can tell (which may not be very far), this has worked well for about three years now (maybe a year or so longer than that). My question is, should I be doing something differently? Am I missing something essential with this strategy?


As long as this works reliably for you, I see no reason to change anything. My comments were addressed more to those who are rather experimental with fonts and can get into trouble of the sort we have seen on this list over the years.

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