[OS X TeX] TeXLive-2008 and the diminished dingbat package

Thomas Rike tricycle222 at earthlink.net
Mon Sep 8 01:56:40 EDT 2008

On Sep 7, 2008, at 10:44 PM, Axel E. Retif wrote:

> On  7 Sep, 2008, at 23:49, Thomas Rike wrote:
>> I just finished installing TeXLive-2008 and tried to typeset my  
>> book which typeset without problems yesterday with TeXLive-2007.  
>> Unfortunately, none of the dingbats (\eye, \smallpencil,  
>> \largepencil) were created and roman letters were substituted.
> I think the problem is that in TL 2008 ark10.mf was misplaced in the  
> doc section (also dingbat.mf):
> /usr/local/texlive/2008/texmf-dist/doc/fonts/dingbat/ark10.mf
> In TL 2007, it is in fonts:
> /usr/local/texlive/2007/texmf-dist/fonts/source/public/dingbat/ 
> ark10.mf
> While this is fixed, you can make a copy of ark10.mf and dingbat.mf  
> to your working directory ---TeX will find them there.

Thanks for the speedy reply and solution. 

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