[tex-live] "Can't find font" : which step(s) have I overlooked ?
P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Thu Feb 11 09:48:57 CET 2010
Reinhard Kotucha wrote:
> For the time being you have two options in order to invoke
> 1. cd texmf/scripts/getnonfreefonts
> copy /b getnonfreefonts.pl getnonfreefonts-sys.pl
> 2. getnonfreefonts has an undocumented option --sys. The
> getnonfreefonts --sys
> should be equivalent.
Option (2) seems preferable to me; indeed, it is not
clear why there need to be two command names at all,
when a single command plus appropriate qualifier(s)
can achieve the same effect.
> The reason files were installed in TEXMFHOME instead of TEXMFLOCAL is
> that you ran getnonfreefonts instead of getnonfreefonts-sys. Running
> getnonfreefonts-sys again won't help because files in TEXMFHOME take
> If you are absolutely sure that you never installed anything in
> TEXMFHOME yourself, just remove everything from TEXMFHOME and TEXMFVAR
> and run mktexlsr.
Clear about deleting below TEXMFHOME, but why iunder TEXMFVAR; why
might there be things there, Reinhard, and why is it safe to delete
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