[tex-live] dvipdfmx: pk vs. pfb

Bob Tennent rdt at cs.queensu.ca
Tue Dec 31 20:33:49 CET 2013

 >|Have you asked updmap-sys to prefer outlines?

updmap is creating new map files
using the following configuration:
  LW35 font names                  : URWkb (/usr/local/texlive/2013/texmf-dist/web2c/updmap.cfg)
  prefer outlines                  : true (/usr/local/texlive/2013/texmf-dist/web2c/updmap.cfg)

 >|2013/12/31 Bob Tennent <rdt at cs.queensu.ca>:
 >|> I've found that if I create a map file in the format expected by
 >|> dvipdfmx and use the -f option, pfbs are used rather than pks. Why
 >|> the same dvipdfmx on different systems can read the same psfonts.map
 >|> lines and react differently is still a mystery.
 >|> Here is an apparently problematical psfonts.map line:
 >|> t1-stixgeneral STIXGeneral-Regular " stixt1 ReEncodeFont " <stix-t1.enc
 >|> whereas the following works in a dvipdfm map file:
 >|> t1-stixgeneral stix-t1  STIXGeneral-Regular.pfb

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