[XeTeX] Ooops...

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Wed Sep 23 18:39:20 CEST 2009

On Sep 23, 2009, at 10:39 AM, Herbert Schulz wrote:

> Howdy,
> Now that the last MacTeX-2009 of Sept 20 is installed on my PPC  
> Powerbook running OS X 10.5.8 I figured I'd test the updated  
> xdvpdfmx (which should be universal?) on this configuration (works  
> great on my MacBook Pro running OS X 10.6.1 with the same font). I  
> have a file that uses Minion Pro (otf font) that compiles fine on  
> the MacBook Pro and, with the same font and tex file there seems to  
> be a problem since the font isn't found properly:
> kpathsea: Running mktexpk --mfmode / --bdpi 600 --mag 1+55/600 --dpi  
> 655 MinionPro-Regular-Base-aa
> mktexpk: don't know how to create bitmap font for MinionPro-Regular- 
> Base-aa.
> kpathsea: Appending font creation commands to missfont.log.
> ** WARNING ** Could not locate a virtual/physical font for TFM  
> "MinionPro-Regular-Base-aa".
> ** WARNING ** >> There are no valid font mapping entry for this font.
> ** WARNING ** >> Font file name "MinionPro-Regular-Base-aa" was  
> assumed but failed to locate that font.
> ** ERROR ** Cannot proceed without .vf or "physical" font for PDF  
> output...
> Any other testing I should do?
> Good Luck,
> Herb Schulz
> (herbs at wideopenwest.com)


Sorry for the alarm... the problem is that I was attempting to use the  
maths only from the MinionPro package (\usepackage[onlymath] 
{MinionPro}) and I had forgotten to run my texmf-local font setup  
script after installing the MacTeX. Sigh!!!! :-(

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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