[tex-live] compressing .afm files

Sebastian Rahtz sebastian.rahtz@computing-services.oxford.ac.uk
Sun, 20 Oct 2002 18:16:15 +0100

On Sun, Oct 20, 2002 at 12:54:03PM -0400, Karl Berry wrote:
> I don't remember anything (in core texmf) ever using afm files at
> runtime.  Just afm2tfm and fontinst?

thats what I hope.
>     Can I compress them all as a matter of principle?
> If you can compress them, can you compress the source files
> (individually) too :)?  Seems like this is the single easiest way to
> reclaim a lot of space.

I think source is a bit different. casual browsing of the source
tree seems to me a little more common than reading AFM files.

I am now down to 649Mbytes, so I am ok for a few days :-} 

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