[OS X TeX] How tell MacTeX 2016 about fonts in user tree?

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Tue Jun 7 17:37:22 CEST 2016

> On Jun 7, 2016, at 10:01 AM, Adam R. Maxwell <amaxwell at mac.com> wrote:
>> On Jun 7, 2016, at 07:23, Herbert Schulz <herbs at wideopenwest.com> wrote:
>> Then you would also have to run `sudo updmap-sys` just in case there is an updmap.cfg file in .../texmf-local/web2c.
> Why? No one ever mentioned that when I added the checkbox to enable fonts in the user's home directory.
> -- adam 


AFAIK if you install TeX Live via the MacTeX installer the fonts in TEXMFLOCAL will not be automatically included in the global map file. That's not a problem with succeeding updates since tlmgr will run the equivalent of `sudo updmap-sys` as part of the update, if needed. But on the initial install I don't believe the MacTeX post install runs it.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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