[OS X TeX] New MacTeX Packages

Gary L. Gray gray at engr.psu.edu
Fri Jan 26 22:32:24 EST 2007

On Jan 26, 2007, at 9:27 PM, Richard Koch wrote:

> All of the install packages on
> 	www.tug.org/~koch/NewPackages.html
> have been updated. In particular, gwTeX contains Gerben's latest  
> release, and TeXLive-2007 and TeXLiveMTS-2007 are based on TUG's  
> release of January 26. This might be TUG's final release; it is  
> certainly within a few days of final release.

I just downloaded and installed this release of TeXLive-2007.dmg and  
I am now getting the following error when typesetting a document that  
typeset without error with the previous release:

This is pdfTeXk, Version 3.141592-1.40.1 (Web2C 7.5.6)
%&-line parsing enabled.
entering extended mode
LaTeX2e <2005/12/01>
Babel <v3.8h> and hyphenation patterns for english, usenglishmax,  
dumylang, noh
yphenation, arabic, basque, bulgarian, coptic, welsh, czech, slovak,  
german, ng
erman, danish, esperanto, spanish, catalan, galician, estonian,  
farsi, finnish,
french, greek, monogreek, ancientgreek, croatian, hungarian,  
interlingua, ibyc
us, indonesian, icelandic, italian, latin, mongolian, dutch, norsk,  
polish, por
tuguese, pinyin, romanian, russian, slovenian, uppersorbian, serbian,  
turkish, ukenglish, ukrainian, loaded.

No file Main.aux.
[Loading MPS to PDF converter (version 2006.09.02).]
) ABD: EveryShipout initializing macros (./FrontMatter/ 
(/usr/local/texlive/2007/texmf-dist/tex/latex/lm/t1lmss.fd) [1{/usr/ 
Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in paragraph at lines 60--83

[2]) (./FrontMatter/FrontMatter.tex (./Frontmatter/Preface.tex [3]
<../Settings/Figures/LightBulb/LightBulb.pdf, id=24, 171.64125pt x  
<use ../Settings/Figures/LightBulb/LightBulb.pdf>
<../Settings/Figures/information/information.pdf, id=25, 144.54pt x  
 > <use ../Settings/Figures/information/information.pdf>
<../Settings/Figures/skull/skull.pdf, id=26, 91.42256pt x 129.60019pt>
<use ../Settings/Figures/skull/skull.pdf>
<../Settings/Figures/book2/book2.pdf, id=27, 153.30072pt x 53.96762pt>
<use ../Settings/Figures/book2/book2.pdf>

LaTeX Warning: Marginpar on page iv moved.

<../Settings/Figures/Computer/Computer.pdf, id=28, 222.8325pt x  
<use ../Settings/Figures/Computer/Computer.pdf>
<use ../Settings/Figures/Computer/Computer.pdf>
<use ../Settings/Figures/Computer/Computer.pdf> [4 <../Settings/ 
lb/LightBulb.pdf> <../Settings/Figures/information/information.pdf>  
s/Figures/skull/skull.pdf> <../Settings/Figures/book2/book2.pdf> <../ 
<../Settings/Figures/thermometer1/thermometer1.pdf, id=88, 2.93597pt  
x 10.29144
pt> <use ../Settings/Figures/thermometer1/thermometer1.pdf>
<../Settings/Figures/thermometer2/thermometer2.pdf, id=89, 2.93597pt  
x 10.29144
pt> <use ../Settings/Figures/thermometer2/thermometer2.pdf>
<../Settings/Figures/thermometer3/thermometer3.pdf, id=90, 2.93597pt  
x 10.29144
pt> <use ../Settings/Figures/thermometer3/thermometer3.pdf>
<use ../Settings/Figures/thermometer1/thermometer1.pdf>kpathsea:  
Running mktextfm fmvr8x
mktextfm: Running mf-nowin -progname=mf \mode:=ljfour; mag:=1;  
nonstopmode; input fmvr8x
This is METAFONT, Version 2.71828 (Web2C 7.5.6)
kpathsea: Running mktexmf fmvr8x

! I can't find file `fmvr8x'.
<*> ...:=ljfour; mag:=1; nonstopmode; input fmvr8x

Please type another input file name
! Emergency stop.
<*> ...:=ljfour; mag:=1; nonstopmode; input fmvr8x

Transcript written on mfput.log.
grep: fmvr8x.log: No such file or directory
mktextfm: `mf-nowin -progname=mf \mode:=ljfour; mag:=1; nonstopmode;  
input fmvr8x' failed to make fmvr8x.tfm.
kpathsea: Appending font creation commands to missfont.log.

! Font OT1/mvs/m/n/10=fmvr8x at 10.0pt not loadable: Metric (TFM)  
file not foun
<to be read again>
l.67 ...ndicated with a ``biohazard'' symbol \hard
? q
OK, entering batchmode

I am going to re-install the previous release until I hear of a  

All the best,

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