[XeTeX] Don't update to Mac OS X 10.6.7

Keith J. Schultz keithjschultz at web.de
Fri Apr 1 21:33:57 CEST 2011


I am on 10.6.7 and do not have any problems with fonts and printing!
I believe their is a simple fix. Delete the font caches. 

I can not remeber the the source, but deleting the font cache seems to
fix the problem!


Am 01.04.2011 um 21:00 schrieb Mojca Miklavec:

> Hello,
> I'm sorry for cross-posting, but this issue is a really nasty one (and
> might come too late for some). If you use OpenType fonts in your TeX
> documents, don't update your Mac OS X unless you want to have some
> serious fun with printing ...
> http://reviews.cnet.com/8301-13727_7-20048314-263.html
> http://discussions.apple.com/thread.jspa?threadID=2792142
> http://discussions.apple.com/thread.jspa?threadID=2791830
> ... a workaround that worked for me (for PostScript printers only) was
> the following: I used
>      http://localhost:631/help
> for help and ended up doing
>   lpstat -p
> to get printer name and then
>   lp -d some_very_weird_printer_name_ myfile.pdf
> to send the file to a PostScript printer.
> I wasn't sure whether it was an OS issue or LuaTeX issue (I updated
> both), but Florian on ntg-context mailing list posted the above links
> which most probably makes XeTeX users vulnerable as well.
> Mojca
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