[OS X TeX] TeXLive 2012 cannot find local fonts

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Sun Jul 8 16:23:39 EDT 2012

On Jul 8, 2012, at 3:13 PM, Murray Eisenberg wrote:

> On 7/8/12 3:00 PM, Herbert Schul z<herbs at wideopenwest.com> wrote:
>> On Jul 8, 2012, at 11:17 AM, Herbert Schulz wrote:
>>>> >>But that didn't seem to do anything because I get "Permission denied":
>>>> >>
>>>> >>  /usr/local/texlive/2011/bin/x86_64-darwin/updmap: mkdir(/Volumes
>>>> >>  /MacHD/Users/murray/Library/texlive/2011/texmf-config/) failed,
>>>> >>  goodbye: Permission denied
>>>> >>
>>> >
>> Howdy,
>> I just noticed that the directory noted above is for 2011, not 2012. Did you really install MacTeX-2012 and is it selected in the TeX Distribution Preference Pane in system Preferences?
>> Also, you probably ran
>> sudo updmap
>> under TeX Live 2011 at some time and that's why that 2011 directory is not accessible by updmap.
> I, too, belatedly noticed the reference to texlive/2011 that should have been texlive/2012. This was due to my .profile having the texlive2011 path. I changed that to the new 2012 path:
> export PATH=/usr/local/texlive/2012/bin/x86_64-darwin:$PATH
> The apparent error message from "updmap" now gives:
>   updmap is using the following updmap.cfg files (in precedence order):
>     /Volumes/MacHD/Users/murray/Library/texmf/web2c/updmap.cfg
>     /usr/local/texlive/2012/texmf/web2c/updmap.cfg
>     /usr/local/texlive/2012/texmf-dist/web2c/updmap.cfg
>   /usr/local/texlive/2012/bin/x86_64-darwin/updmap: mkdir(/Volumes
>   /MacHD/Users/murray/Library/texlive/2012/) failed, goodbye:
>   Permission denied
> And still lucida fonts are given compilation errors (as are mtpro2 fonts).


Oh my... there is no need to set the path variable at all!!! Can you let me know what

echo $PATH

gives? Assuming there is a /usr/texbin in the PATH please remove the direct reference to the path. I hope you haven't also set things like MANPATH for TeX Live. None of that is needed for a modern TeX Live.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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