[texhax] Generating fonts as normal user

Dan vi5u0-texhax at yahoo.co.uk
Mon Mar 1 23:38:41 CET 2010

On Mon, 1 Mar 2010, Reinhard Kotucha wrote:

> It's better to consult the documentation describing your TeX
> distribution.  If your system is teTeX, look for a file
> "TETEXDOC.pdf", if it's TeX Live, look for a file "texlive[-en].pdf".
> It would be helpful to know which TeX distribution you are using.

Sorry, should have mentioned this.  It's teTeX.  The version number
isn't clear, but the file TETEXDOC.pdf bears the date February 2003.

> Please remove TEXMFVAR from the environment.  It's the wrong variable.


> What you can try is to set the environment variable
> VARTEXFONTS="/home/dan/.texfonts"

Thanks, this seems to solve the immediate problem.  I now have "file
utf8.def not found", but I guess that's a separate issue.




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