[Tugindia] Problem with Malayalam when using TeXLive

Sasi Kumar sasi.keraladevelopment at gmail.com
Mon Nov 12 04:22:06 CET 2007

On 10/11/2007, E. Krishnan <ekmath at asianetindia.com> wrote:
> You have to resinstall the Malayalam package with some additional tweaks.
> First run the "install" script of the package as usual. Then do these:
> 1. Under the /texmf/fonts/map/pdftex and also under
>       /texmf/fonts/map/dvips, create directories named "malayalam"
> 2. In the untarred "malayalam-0.9.2" directory, under the
>       "fonts" subdirectory there are two mapfiles "malayalam.map" and
>        "malayalam_pdftex.map". Copy the first to
>        /texmf/fonts/map/dvips/malayalam  and the second to
>        /texmf/fonts/map/pdftex/malayalam
> 3. Run (as root) "texhash"
> 4. Run (as root) "updmap-sys --enable Map malayalam.map"
> 5. If pdflatex is to be run on the source, include the line
>       "\pdfmapfile{+malayalam_pdftex.map}" at the very beginning of the
>       source.

Thank you very much.  That has worked.

V. Sasi Kumar <vsasi at hotpop.com>
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