[tex-live] possible bug in newtx

Heiko Bauke heiko.bauke at snafu.de
Tue Feb 19 23:40:35 CET 2013


On Tue, 19 Feb 2013 15:45:19 +0100
Zdenek Wagner <zdenek.wagner at gmail.com> wrote:

> tfm checksum mismatch signals possible font inconsistencies. Does
> Matplotlib use its own fonts independent of the TeX fonts? 

it uses the TeX fonts.

> Can it be
> configured to use the fonts installed in TeX Live? Or you can symlink
> Matplotlib fonts to your texmf-local which has higher priority. TeX
> will then use Matplotlib fonts. If the encoding did not change, it
> should work.

I think the problem was actually in the newtx package.  The version
that came via an update last Friday introduced some file rtxmi.tfm.
(By the way, a file with the same name is in the txfonts package, too.) 
Today there was a new update of newtx in texlive where rtxmi.tfm has
been removed again from newtx and matplotlib works fine as it used to


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