[OS X TeX] Marvosym.map and marvosym.pfb

Axel E. Retif axretif at igo.com.mx
Sun Feb 4 17:16:57 EST 2007

On Feb 4, 2007, at 15:57, Herbert Schulz wrote:

> [...]

> Howdy,
> 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.

Good to know.

> 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 [...]

Wish I could do that!

> Now, once I'm happily living with gwTeX is it ok to blow away the  
> teTeX version by simply doing
> cd /usr/local/
> sudo rm -fr teTeX
> and then deleting the symbolic link in /Library/?

Why not just open the ``DEPRECATED gwTeX based on teTeX'' i-package  
with i-Installer and tell it to uninstall everything? It will remove  
the symlink as well.



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