[OS X TeX] TeX based on TeX Live release

Gerben Wierda Gerben.Wierda at rna.nl
Thu Nov 2 16:32:24 EST 2006

On Nov 2, 2006, at 11:31 , Bruno Voisin wrote:

> Le 2 nov. 06 à 00:29, Gerben Wierda a écrit :
>> The TeX (based on TeX Live) i-Package has been released to all the  
>> repositories and so have all the support i-Packages: MusixTeX, CM- 
>> Super, CB-Greek and the ConTeXt Updater.
> Some font issues (in Expert mode):
> - The following map files are not enabled by default:
> cmother-bsr.map
> cmtext-bsr-interpolated.map
> cmtext-bsr.map
> latex-bsr.map
> manfnt.map (missing)
> mflogo.map (missing)
> rsfs.map
> stmaryrd.map (missing)

I will add the misisng ones. The others are turned off because they  
were missing in an earlier release at which time your updmap.cfg was  
adapted (updmap --syncwithrees)

> Regarding the last four, they correspond in teTeX to /usr/local/ 
> teTeX/share/texmf.tetex/fonts/map/dvips/tetex/hoekwater.map.
> - Some map files in the following directories, taken verbatim from  
> teTeX, are partly redundant with those from the original TeXLive:
> /usr/local/TeXLive/texmf.texlive/fonts/map/dvips/misc/
> /usr/local/TeXLive/texmf.texlive/fonts/map/dvips/tetex/
> Some examples of redundancy:
> /usr/local/TeXLive/texmf.texlive/fonts/map/dvips/tetex/ttcmex.map
> /usr/local/TeXLive/texmf.texlive/fonts/map/dvips/cmex/ttcmex.map
> /usr/local/TeXLive/texmf.texlive/fonts/map/dvips/misc/marvosym.map
> /usr/local/TeXLive/texmf.texlive/fonts/map/dvips/marvosym/marvosym.map
> /usr/local/TeXLive/texmf.texlive/fonts/map/dvips/eurosym/eurosym.map
> /usr/local/TeXLive/texmf.texlive/fonts/map/dvips/misc/eurosym.map
> I don't know which other directories have been copied verbatim from  
> teTeX (lucida?). I'm not sure it would be good to suppress them  
> either: for example, /usr/local/TeXLive/texmf.texlive/fonts/map/ 
> dvips/tetex/ contains lucidabr-o.map and lumath-o.map I absolutely  
> need for my Lucida font setup.
> - Regarding mathtime, the tfm files are indeed present in /usr/ 
> local/TeXLive/texmf.texlive/fonts/tfm/yandy/mathtime/, but the vf  
> file mtmi.vf is missing. In teTeX it was:
> /usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf.tetex/fonts/vf/yandy/mathtime/mtmi.vf

mtmi.vf is not in TeX Live. Maybe it is best to report things there.

> Some other things:
> - I'm surprised by the existence of:
> /usr/local/TeXLive/texmf.texlive/doc/bzip2/
> /usr/local/TeXLive/texmf.texlive/doc/gzip/
> Is it standard practice to include them in TeXLive?

Yep. But I should remove them.

> - During the Language selection stage (in Expert mode), the  
> comments in the dialog box mention English and British, while the  
> hyphenation files are called usenglish and ukenglish. Some users  
> might be confused by this.

I have removed the remarks from the comment.

> That's it, I've not attempted to perform any exhaustive and  
> systematic check of the content of the font-support files in  
> TeXLive; the above are just things I noticed randomly. For the rest  
> of this week and most of next week I need to get going, and will  
> probably switch back to teTeX until I get a few things done.

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