[tex-live] problem with fc-list
siepo at cybercomm.nl
Fri Jul 25 21:01:54 CEST 2008
On Sat, Jul 26, 2008 at 12:37:09AM +0800, Xiao Cui wrote:
> > Here are some more information
> > TL G:\TL20080724>set t
> > TEMP=C:\Users\user1\AppData\Local\Temp
> > TEXBINDIR=G:\TL20080724\bin\win32
> > TEXDIR=G:\TL20080724\
> > TEXDIRW=G:\TL20080724\
> > TEXMFCONFIG=G:\TL20080724\texmf-config
> > TEXMFDIST=G:\TL20080724\texmf-dist
> > TEXMFHOME=G:\TL20080724\texmf-home
> > TEXMFLOCAL=G:\TL20080724\texmf-local
> > TEXMFMAIN=G:\TL20080724\texmf
> > TEXMFSYSCONFIG=G:\TL20080724\texmf-config
> > TEXMFSYSVAR=G:\TL20080724\texmf-var
> > TEXMFVAR=G:\TL20080724\texmf-var
> > tldrive=G:
> > TMP=C:\Users\user1\AppData\Local\Temp
> > TL G:\TL20080724>kpsewhich --var-value=FONTCONFIG_PATH
> > G:/TL20080724/texmf-var/fonts/conf
> > TL G:\TL20080724>kpsewhich --var-value=FONTCONFIG_FILE
> > fonts.conf
> > Xiao
> This looks fine. I believe that fc-cache now is configured
> As a workaround, remove or comment out lines containing texmf-dist
> in the file G:/TL20080724/texmf-var/fonts/conf/fonts.conf
> Do fc-cache and fc-list now behave correctly, and would xetex still
> be useful to you with this configuration?
> Please answer to the list since I cannot fix problems with fc-cache
> Siep Kroonenberg
> 1. The current version 20080725 works well under Windows Vista.
> Many Thanks!
> 2 .However, the same problem occurs under Windows XP. I found
> that there are only 3 folders in texmf-var/fonts/: map, pk, and
> tfm. That is, there is not a folder named texmf-var/fonts/conf
Maybe there still was an old texmf-var without the extra files and
directories under texmf-var/fonts? If you remove the texmf-var tree
then it tl-portable should regenerate it, including the extra files
> 3. I COPY files in the image to a SD card which is writable.
> Then I run tl-portable under Windows vista. It generates
> necessary files/folders on the SD card. After that, it is usable
> with Windows XP.
> > would xetex still be useful to you with this configuration?
> I do not know what do you mean. Of course, xetex is very useful.
> Best, Xiao
Apparently, editing fonts.conf was a remedy to a problem you don't
have. So much the better.
-- Siep Kroonenberg
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