[OS X TeX] Cache erarse

Adam R. Maxwell amaxwell at mac.com
Sun May 4 12:01:58 EDT 2008

On May 4, 2008, at 8:46 AM, Javier Elizondo wrote:

> I need a little help. Because of recurrent problems with fonts in  
> the output pdf file running texlive, and it seems that the only help  
> we can get is erasing the cache files. I would appreciate a lot if  
> someone can tell me how to do that. I run "locate cache | less" in  
> terminal and I got a lot. Of course, in different directories. Now,  
> I usually run latex using Emacs.app (carbon emcas) and Texshop. I  
> use mostly skim to look at the files.

You can use atsutil(8) in Terminal to interact with the font server  
and remove its cache.

> I also wonder if it would be possible, if someone has, te get a  
> script so the cache is erased every time I run the script. That  
> would be very useful.

Erasing the font cache can cause problems for open applications, so  
that might do more harm than good...


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