[OS X TeX] Installing 'makor' package on MacTeX

Peter Dyballa Peter_Dyballa at Web.DE
Fri Nov 9 04:32:09 EST 2007

Am 09.11.2007 um 02:02 schrieb Eric Jablow:

> makor.map doesn't make it into that updmap.cfg.  I'm using MacTeX,  
> not gwTeX and not texlive, though there are texlive directories.   
> The directory /usr/local/texlive/texmf-local/fonts/map/dvips/misc  
> doesn't exist.  Should I create one and put makor.map into it?

MacTeX is TeX Live 2007 based. The documentation to TeX Live 2007  
recommends to create a branch outside its core, i.e. not inside /usr/ 
local/texlive/2007 but aside, in /usr/local/texlive/texmf-local,  
enabling it to serve TeX also in 2008, 2009, ... Since I am not using  
MacTeX I can't tell what its documentation recommends and I can't  
even tell whether MacTeX's texmf.cnf file (/usr/local/texlive/2007/ 
texmf/web2c/texmf.cnf?) accepts /usr/local/texlive/texmf-local as  
part of a system's TeX installation. My texmf.cnf has a line


which adds this branch to the system (between TEXMFDIST and  
TEXMFSYSVAR). Changing MacTeX's texmf.cnf in a similar way would  
enable it to recognise that branch and you would need to create the  
whole path of directories on the command line

	sudo mkdir -p /usr/local/texlive/texmf-local/fonts/map/dvips/misc

to put makor.map there. And whenever you update MacTeX you should  
check whether texmf.cnf was overwritten. Imagining this and not  
wanting to download hundreds of MB each time a slight change happens  
I decided to stick to the original and update this or that using the  
MiKTeX Package Manager, mpm (which won't update binaries, because the  
MiKTeX repositories have no Mac OS X binaries).



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