[OS X TeX] updmap-sys won't do its thing
kbj at linguist.umass.edu
Sat Jul 3 12:34:49 EDT 2010
Thank you Peter, Michael and Herb.
I don't recall running updmap, but that was, indeed, the source of my
woes. I followed Peter's helpfully explicit instructions and
everything works perfectly.
Do you gentlemen wear shining armor?
Again: many thanks,
Quoting Peter Dyballa <Peter_Dyballa at Web.DE>:
> Am 03.07.2010 um 15:04 schrieb Kyle Johnson:
>> At any rate, there are no entries in this psfonts.map for
>> MinionPro, and so this is likely my problem.
> So either remove the whole (sub-)directory tree (best by: 'sudo rm -
> rf /Users/kbj/.texlive2009' to avoid warnings that some files built
> by an accidental 'sudo updmap ...' cannot be removed) or enable the
> two MAP file fragments also personally by running updmap instead of
> 'sudo updmap-sys' these two times. (IMO "ending is better than
>> But I don't know what to do to generate them. Why didn't updmap-sys
>> do this?
> The "-sys" variants work on the "systematic" TeX tree, i.e., /usr/
> local/texlive/2009. This area belongs to the super-user and
> therefore you have to use sudo in order to change something in this
> area. The non-sys commands work only in your personal are, i.e.,
> /Users/kbj (your HOME directory) and here particularly on /Users/
> kbj/.texlive2009. When in your personal areas a file with same name
> as in the system's area is found, then this personal variant is used.
> We are usually convinced more easily by reasons we have found
> ourselves than by those which have occurred to others.
> – Blaise Pascal
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