[tex-live] Re: TL6 platex problems
Tue, 10 Jul 2001 10:35:16 +0100
Janusz S. =?iso-8859-2?Q?Bie=F1?= writes:
> Now the documentation and install-cd.sh say
> However, you should say explicitly that one needs root privilidges to
> follow the instructions. On the other hand, a user willing to run TL
> directly from CD probably is not a root.
why not? anyway, I am not going to second-guess how people adminster
their Unix/Linux boxes. Personally, I think that running off the CD is
very much an "expert" option!
> Perhaps install-cd should test whether it is called by root or not and
> propose different defaults for TeX directory? For a user /var/tmp/TeX
> seems a good suggestion.
good idea. can someone code it for me?
> Yes, this works now in version of 3 July. However, pdfplatex produces a
> lot of warnings like this one:
> Warning: pdftex (file ecbi1000): Font ecbi1000 at 600 not found
sure. pdftex is set up by default to work that way, ie not make PK
> The resulting PDF file is of course unusable. The file used for
> testing was processed without problems by tetex installed from the
> Debian package; it uses `polski' package with `T1' option.
and did it make PK files for you on the fly? or did teTeX come with