[OS X TeX] Tlmgr update error

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Tue Jul 24 08:28:32 EDT 2012

On Jul 24, 2012, at 7:22 AM, Frank STENGEL wrote:

> Hello,
> I just updated TexLive 2012 using TLU and got an updmap error:
> <log>
> 2012-07-24 12:09:43 +0000 Warning tlu_ipctask[7170]	ERROR:  The following map file(s) couldn't be found:
> 2012-07-24 12:09:43 +0000 Warning tlu_ipctask[7170]	${PKGNAME}.map (in /usr/local/texlive/2012/texmf-dist/web2c/updmap.cfg)
> </log>
> Basically, it seems that a package I updated did not properly populate updmap.cfg. I checked by looking into the file: there is the line
> Map ${PKGNAME}.map
> Weird, no?
> Howdo I correct it ? I am tempted to run
> sudo upmap-sys --syncwithtrees
> as (somehow) indicated by tlmgr's log. A question remains: which package is the culprit?


Manually remove that line and rerun

sudo updmap-sys

and all should be good. There may be another way but that might have to wait until tomorrow. I'm guess in that some quotes that prevent expansion of ${PKGNAME} were used so whatever map that was will just have to wait for the fix.

PS: I tried the --syncwithtrees option and got an error because of some embedded quotes so that didn't work and I resorted to the dirty but direct method above.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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