[OS X TeX] Major path puzzlement

Kai von Fintel tex at fintel.mailworks.org
Tue May 11 14:13:35 EDT 2004

On May 11, 2004, at 1:53 PM, Stephen Moye wrote:

> After some work, I think that I am now back to square one -- the $PATH 
> looks better (even to me :>}), and kpsewhich now finds texnansx.enc. 
> The problem that otftotfm still cannot find texnansx.enc remains:
> admin 1:37pm /% kpsewhich texnansx.enc
> /usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf.tetex/dvips/base/texnansx.enc
> admin 1:43pm /<3>Brush Script Std% otftotfm -a -e texnansx 
> BrushScriptStd.otf -fkern Brush
> otftotfm: encoding 'texnansx' not found
> I'm stymied.

How about giving the full pathname:

otftotfm -a -e 
BrushScriptStd.otf -fkern Brush

The manual page for otftotfm says: "Otftotfm will search for 
encoding[.enc] the same way that dvips would, so you may not need to 
give a full pathname."

Maybe *you* need to for some reason.

Professor Kai von Fintel
Department of Linguistics and Philosophy
77 Massachusetts Avenue, 32-D808
Cambridge, MA 02139-4307, U.S.A.
+ 617.253.3228, fax: + 617.253.5017
email: fintel at mit.edu
home: http://web.mit.edu/fintel
blog: http://semantics-online.org/blog
geek: http://semantics-online.org/geek

Please see <http://www.esm.psu.edu/mac-tex/> for list
guidelines, information, and LaTeX/TeX resources.

More information about the MacOSX-TeX mailing list