Using fonts from the LaTeX Font Catalogue
William F Hammond
hmwlfsr at yahoo.com
Sat May 8 01:40:00 CEST 2021
David Carlisle <d.p.carlisle at gmail.com> writes:
> On Fri, 7 May 2021 at 16:39, Paulo Ney de Souza
> <pauloney at gmail.com> wrote:
> . . .
> Hi David, indeed I went to a new installation and forgot
> about that piece:
> I used to do this in a different way -- executing the
> sudo bash
> cp $(kpsewhich -var-value
> fc-cache -fsv
> and I have 3 quick questions:
> Are there real differences between the end up results of
> your way and this way?
> It's the same except I saved the search with kpsewhich and
> showed the file directly.
> you can save it in conf.d or in local.conf it makes no
> difference in this context. fontconfig
> looks in lots of places for its settings at system or
> . . .
IMO it's better to put the copied .conf in
rather than /etc/fonts for reasons of "courtesy"
and also because (with some set-ups where /usr/local has its
own filesystem partition) the OS might be rebuilt
before TeXLive is updated.
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