[OS X TeX] updating TeXLive and font maps?
Gary L. Gray
gray at engr.psu.edu
Sun May 20 19:18:16 EDT 2007
On May 20, 2007, at 1:51 PM, Bruno Voisin wrote:
> Le 20 mai 07 à 18:07, Gary L. Gray a écrit :
>> 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.
> I never quite understood what happens here exactly. The problem is
> that updmap both updates updmap.cfg (first), and then (afterwards)
> recreates the appropriate map files psfonts.map etc. based on it.
> Whatever is inside the map files, in cases updmap detects
> updmap.cfg wouldn't be changed by enabling the requested map file
> fragment (even if the actual map files do no longer correspond to
> this updmap.cfg), it stops proceeding and refuses to go further.
> That's why, I think, Gerben uses flags to run updmap several times
> in sequence, isolating each time a specific task, when running
> updmap during installation of the gwTeX i-Package. Something like,
> in your case:
> sudo updmap-sys --nohash --nomkmap --syncwithtrees
> sudo updmap-sys --nohash --nomkmap --disable mtpro2.map
> sudo updmap-sys --nohash --nomkmap --enable Map mtpro2.map
> sudo updmap-sys
> I'm not sure that, with the first "--syncwithtrees" step, it would
> even be necessary to run the "--disable" step.
I tried Franck's suggestion and it worked, so I think I am set (for
>> 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/
>> !!! WARNING: Identical copy of used file for `mtpro2.map'
>> exists in obsolete location
>> Please, consider removing this file.
>> Why is this happening? The only mtpro2.map file I have is in:
>> So why is updmap complaining about an identical file in an
>> obsolete location?
> That's the actual location which is obsolete:
> Map files must go inside ~/Library/texmf/fonts/map/ to be seen (and
> the usual location is inside dvips/ within that directory).
Thank you Bruno. I now see that. :-) Somehow, when I installed Myriad
and MathTimes Pro, I ended up with two map files.
All the best,
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