[tex-live] "Can't find font" : which step(s) have I overlooked ?

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Thu Feb 11 06:16:01 CET 2010

On Thu, Feb 11, 2010 at 01:49:03AM +0100, Reinhard Kotucha wrote:
>   1. cd texmf/scripts/getnonfreefonts
>      copy /b getnonfreefonts.pl getnonfreefonts-sys.pl
>      mktexlsr
>   2. getnonfreefonts has an undocumented option --sys.  The
>      invocations
>        getnonfreefonts-sys
>      and
>        getnonfreefonts --sys
>      should be equivalent.

I think the "different behaviour based on executable name" trend in TeX
world is really a bad idea and should die, having tens of identical
executables (or links to it) is ridiculous. "--sys" like options are
cleaner IMO.


 Khaled Hosny
 Arabic localiser and member of Arabeyes.org team
 Free font developer

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