[OS X TeX] Please help clarify updmap versus updmap-sys issues.
Peter_Dyballa at Web.DE
Wed Oct 22 04:42:17 EDT 2008
Am 22.10.2008 um 03:31 schrieb Gary Church:
> sudo updmap --disable *.map
> sudo updmap --enable Map *.map
> As I understand it, the "non-sys" version affects the updmap.cfg
> file in ~/.texlive2008/texmf-config/web2c/
> while the "sys" version affects the updmap.cfg file in /usr/local/
> (or is it the one in /usr/local/texlive/2008/texmf/web2c/updmap.cfg/
> or the one in /usr/local/texlive/2008/texmf-var/web2c/updmap.cfg/)?
It's the latter.
> (Why so many updmap.cfg files?)
> Anyway, which updmap.cfg file should I be using? Is there a way of
> forcing use of the one in ~/.texlive2008/... or in /usr/local/...?
None! You should use either updmap or sudo updmap-sys.
> Finally, as a side issue, while trying various incantations of
> updmap, updmap-sys with either --enable or --disable, I would
> sometimes get a "updmap: configuration (updmap.cfg) unchanged. Map
> files will not be recreated." message. Is there a way to force
> creation of map files?
Why do you want to force a no-change?
A child of five could understand this! Fetch me a child of five.
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