[tex-live] font map files?

Akira Kakuto kakuto at fsci.fuk.kindai.ac.jp
Sat Jan 13 23:38:05 CET 2007

Hi Jonathan,

> I notice that TL includes lots of *.map files under Master/texmf-dist/ 
> fonts/map/dvips, but very few (just a context set, basically) under  
> Master/texmf-dist/fonts/map/dvipdfm or Master/texmf-dist/fonts/map/ 
> pdftex. Is this correct? I don't know much about how font maps and  
> the various drivers work, but it seems inconsistent, and leads to  
> warnings (at least) when running ConTeXt, which wants to activate  
> maps for particular fonts on the fly; if one uses the dvipdfm driver,  
> for example, it still finds maps from the dvips subtree, and these  
> may result in warning messages.

I'm using the following in W32TeX.
Execution time progname of dvipdfmx is dvipdfm.
Note that there is no final comma in {}.

TEXFONTMAPS.dvipdfm = .;$TEXMF/fonts/map/{agl,dvipdfm,ttf2pk}//
TEXFONTMAPS = .;$TEXMF/fonts/map/{agl,dvips,pdftex,ps2pk,ttf2pk}//


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