[tex-live] .enc, .map and texmf.cnf

Staszek Wawrykiewicz staw at gust.org.pl
Sat Feb 21 03:34:57 CET 2004


many thanks for your detailed (and clear, as usual) answer.

> > 1. dvips still searches .enc files along TEXPSHEADERS, but .map files
> >    are now searched only in TEXFONTMAPS
> Yes. I wrote earlier about it: when writing output, dvips searches along
> TEXPSHEADERS for each included file. Until this is split up in the code
> (enc, type1, prologues), TEXPSHEADERS has to catch all of them. Not nice,
> but not so easy to change. Tom? Tomas?

Yes, but for average user it could be not easy to undestand why
.map files are no more searched along TEXPSHEADERS. The new 
variable ENCFONTS was introduced, but only used by pdftex, so the
% Font encoding files (.enc).
should be changed to
% Font encoding files (.enc) for pdfTeX.
(I didn't checked where dvipdfm searches .enc ;-)

> > < INDEXSTYLE = .;$TEXMF/makeindex//;$TEXMF/tex//
> > > INDEXSTYLE = .;$TEXMF/makeindex//
> That just has looked wrong to me. If anybody knows a reason why
> INDEXSTYLE should search tex//, please stand up.

Sure. I didn't commented similar evident examples.
Many thanks again for cleaning all those matters.

Staszek Wawrykiewicz
StaW at gust.org.pl

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