[OS X TeX] Marvosym.map and marvosym.pfb
herbs at wideopenwest.com
Sun Feb 4 16:57:18 EST 2007
On Feb 4, 2007, at 3:24 PM, Axel E. Retif wrote:
> In my installation, both have
> fmvr8x MarVoSym <marvosym.pfb
> fmvri8x MarVoSym ".167 SlantFont" <marvosym.pfb
The marvosym package was updated on 2006/05/11 to v2.1 and a note
with that documentation says the internal font name was changed to
umvs, thus the need for the umvs.tfm file.
Since I have the latest gwTeX update it appears that one of the
marvosym.map files was updated and the other not and the new tfm file
is not there.
I downloaded the latest marvosym package and installed it all into
texmf.pkgs for now and it's all working correctly.
All in all the change from the older teTeX based i-package to the new
TeX Live based gwTeX went quite smoothly. I planned ahead (with Bruno
Voisin's very helpful remarks) and collected copies of all the fonts
(type1, map, tfm, tex/latex, etc.), both commercial and free) I had
installed in texmf.local in the teTeX based system. I even wrote a
shell script to execute all the necessary updmap-sys commands, etc.
Putting them in the right place in texmf.pkgs in gwTeX went smoothly
(well, I had to augment the script with a few more things and then
updated the script if I ever have to do it again) and I'm pretty
happy after playing around quite a bit. The only other thing I ran
into was some files I had put into my personal tree (~/Library/texmf/
tex/latex/...) that interfered with new versions in gwTeX.
Now, once I'm happily living with gwTeX is it ok to blow away the
teTeX version by simply doing
sudo rm -fr teTeX
and then deleting the symbolic link in /Library/? Anything else I
need to do? Receipts (e.g., for tex.ii) to remove? Will the TeX
Distribution Preference Pane in System Preferences update itself
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)
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