[OS X TeX] FontForge and TeX i-Package update

Bruno Voisin bvoisin at mac.com
Mon Mar 21 11:01:39 EST 2005

Le 21 mars 05, à 16:49, Gerben Wierda a écrit :

> This looks like a fontforge bug. It should not try to open an X11 
> window
> if it is just running a script. I'll investigate.

Could this be a bug inside convert.pe? The man page for fontforge says:

>        -script file
>               Execute the script named file.  Does not  open  the  X  
> display.
>               This  must  be the first argument passed to fontforge. 
> Any other
>               arguments are handled by the scriptfile itself.  Any 
> other  com-
>               mand  line  arguments will be passed to the script.  The 
> program
>               contains a command interpreter which allows access to  
> most  but
>               not  all  of  its interactive features.  If a scriptfile 
> is exe-
>               cutable, and if its first line contains the string  
> "fontforge",
>               then  the argument -script may be omitted. This means 
> that font-
>               forge can be used as an interpreter.

However the first line of convert.pe does not contain the string 
"fontforge", but "pfaedit":

> #!/usr/local/bin/pfaedit

Not sure this is the correct explanation, though.


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