[OS X TeX] confusing updmap messages
gregorio at sci.univr.it
Sun Feb 25 09:58:59 EST 2007
On Sun, 25 Feb 2007, Themis Matsoukas wrote:
> I installed mactex and enabled my mathpro fonts. Everything works but
> updmap gives a warning that confused me:
> !!! WARNING: Identical copy of used file for `mtpro2.map'
> exists in obsolete location
> Please, consider removing this file.
> Indeed, I have two copies of mtpro2.map:
> I installed both of them because I thought I had to (I replicated the
> structure of all directories I got from PCTeX). My confusion is that
> updmap thinks that texmf-local/ is a subdirectory of 2007/. I
> assume this is a typo and that the duplicate that needs to be removed is
Notice the /../ snippet, which really means "go up one level"; thus the
are equivalent. Some time ago it was decided that map files should belong
to subdirectories of <path to the TeX tree>/fonts/map, since they have to
do with fonts.
> Then, at the end of the updmap run I get:
> !!! NOTICE:
> With this release, the search paths for map files have been changed
> and we have found that some files exist in the new path as well as
> in the obsolete path
> For more information about the changed search paths, see
> the release notes section in the teTeX manual. You probably
> can read this document by executing the command
> texdoc TETEXDOC
> The reference to tetex was puzzling...
Well, give time to the developers to get rid of these inconveniences.
Actually, also TeX Live is teTeX based (or was).
> Incidentally, running updmap on gwtex does not produce any of these
> warnings even though I have two copies of mtpro2.map in gwtex as well.
I think this depends on what version of gwTeX you've got.
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