[OS X TeX] updating TeXLive and font maps?

Franck Pastor pastor at fusl.ac.be
Sun May 20 12:31:42 EDT 2007

Le 20-mai-07 à 18:07, Gary L.Gray a écrit :

> I updated to TeXLive-2007-Dev yesterday from:
> http://www.tug.org/mactex/morepackages.html
> Doing so disabled all the font mappings I added. So, I thought to  
> myself, I will just re-add them. Well, when I tried to enable  
> mtpro2.map, I got the following:
> loon:~ gray$ sudo updmap-sys --enable Map mtpro2.map
> Password:
> updmap: This is updmap, version 1167072206
> updmap: using transcript file `/usr/local/texlive/2007/texmf-var/ 
> web2c/updmap.log'
> updmap: initial config file is `/usr/local/texlive/2007/texmf- 
> config/web2c/updmap.cfg'
> updmap: configuration (updmap.cfg) unchanged. Map files will not be  
> recreated.
> This didn't look good, so Googling "Map files will not be  
> recreated" led me to a post by Bruno from almost 5 years ago that  
> said something about needing to disable the font mapping and then  
> re-enabling it to fix this problem. So, I did:
> loon:~ gray$ sudo updmap-sys --disable mtpro2.map
> and then:
> loon:~ gray$ sudo updmap-sys --enable Map mtpro2.map
> and I was up and running again. Is this normally what needs to be  
> done? I don't understand why I simply couldn't enable it and why I  
> first needed to disable it.

Probably because there was already the line "Map mtpro2.map" in the  
file /usr/local/texlive/2007/texmf-config/web2c/updmap.cfg. So it was  
not necessary to re-write this line.  Instead disabling and re- 
enabling, a simple "sudo updmap-sys" in the terminal would have been  
sufficient, if I'm not wrong.

> Now, for my **second** question. When enabling mtpro2, I get the  
> following message in the Terminal output (there is actually a  
> similar message for pmy.map):
> updmap: using map file `/Users/gray/Library/texmf/fonts/map/dvips/ 
> mtpro2/mtpro2.map'

I don't understand: do you have the fonts mtpro2 both in /usr/local/ 
texlive/2007 and in /Users/gray/Library/texmf??

> !!! WARNING: Identical copy of used file for `mtpro2.map'
>     exists in obsolete location
>       /Users/gray/Library/texmf/dvips/mtpro2/mtpro2.map
>     Please, consider removing this file.
> Why is this happening? The only mtpro2.map file I have is in:
> /Users/gray/Library/texmf/dvips/mtpro2/mtpro2.map

Hum, I thought that the appropriate location for map files (if you  
want to install fonts in your personal library) is : /Users/gray/ 

> So why is updmap complaining about an identical file in an obsolete  
> location?
> Thank you again for help on a font-related issue.
> All the best,
>   Gary


Franck Pastor

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