[OS X TeX] Compilation problems since Upgrade to TeXShop 3.51

Bréard, Andrea andrea.breard at asia-europe.uni-heidelberg.de
Fri May 1 18:57:22 CEST 2015

Dear colleagues,

In the course of writing a book with TeXShop (OSX 10.10.3) I have had no problems so far with compiling my work in XeLateX. After upgrading, problems appear in the bibliography and it seems to me, that this could be related to  French accents in authors' names. At approximately the first occurrence I get the following:

kpathsea: Running mktextfm BiauKai/ICU
/usr/local/texlive/2014/texmf-dist/web2c/mktexnam: Could not map source abbreviation I for ICU.
/usr/local/texlive/2014/texmf-dist/web2c/mktexnam: Need to update /usr/local/texlive/2014/texmf-dist/fonts/map/fontname/special.map?
mktextfm: Running mf-nowin -progname=mf \mode:=ljfour; mag:=1; nonstopmode; input ICU
This is METAFONT, Version 2.7182818 (TeX Live 2014) (preloaded base=mf)

kpathsea: Running mktexmf ICU

! I can't find file `ICU'.
<*> \mode:=ljfour; mag:=1; nonstopmode; input ICU
Please type another input file name
! Emergency stop.
<*> \mode:=ljfour; mag:=1; nonstopmode; input ICU
Transcript written on mfput.log.
grep: ICU.log: No such file or directory
mktextfm: `mf-nowin -progname=mf \mode:=ljfour; mag:=1; nonstopmode; input ICU' failed to make ICU.tfm.
kpathsea: Appending font creation commands to missfont.log.

./Nine Chapters.bbl:462: fontspec error: "font-not-found"
! The font "BiauKai" cannot be found.
! See the fontspec documentation for further information.
! For immediate help type H <return>.


By pressing Enter the compilation continues, produces the same error message again and at some point gets over it and produces a correct pdf output file. 

But this takes a long time... If anyone has an idea how to solve the issue, I am happy to provide more details. By the way, I am also using xeCJK for Asian fonts.

Many thanks in advance,


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