[OS X TeX] updmap

Gerben Wierda Gerben.Wierda at rna.nl
Wed Nov 1 11:23:57 EST 2006

> Am 01.11.2006 um 09:11 schrieb Paul Vickers:
>>> Which version of TeX are you using?
>> Not entirely sure how one finds out, but the first lines in the
>> TeXshop console when compiling a file are:
> I just wanted to know whether you were using some *EXPERIMENTAL* TeX
> or Tex Live i-Package or just the standard TeX i-Package – and from
> which year!
>> ok, though as it is a single user machine, I'm guessing this is not
>> desperately problematic?
> Could be, but think of the time when we'll have to use TeX Live. In
> the recent TeX i-Packages the basic configuration does not take into
> account this personal TeX set-up. So the system's MAP files get
> updated when you update parts of TeX from an updated i-Package, but
> your personal area will stay unchanged.

And given that many names of files have changed between teTeX (end 2004)
and TL (now) it is unlikely that stuff like updmap.cfg file in your
personal area will work with the new TeXLive i-Package.


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