I can't find file `pcrr8t' ... urgent!?

Virginia Azzolini virginia.azzolini at cern.ch
Wed Apr 27 09:36:20 PDT 2011

Not sure if this is the right mailing list to contact, because I am 
quite newbie of macport.
I apologize in advance if it's is not; in case please indicate me the 
right way to proceed.

I am running a template latex skeleton I've been given for publishing a 
paper. This to say I cannot modify it. just add the main body of the 

I download from macport the texlive-latex pkg on my laptop; uploaded to 

from running> latex skeleton.tex I got the following* message.
could someone indicate me which additional pkg i need to download to 
find pcrr8t module or a work around to this problem?

any help would be appreciate

This is pdfTeX, Version 3.1415926-1.40.11 (TeX Live 2010/MacPorts 2010_4)

  restricted \write18 enabled.

entering extended mode


LaTeX2e <2009/09/24>

Babel <v3.8l> and hyphenation patterns for english, dumylang, 
nohyphenation, lo



Document Class: PoS 2006/05/19 v1.2.1 LaTeX document class - P.D.















kpathsea: Running mktextfm pcrr8t

/opt/local/share/texmf-texlive/web2c/mktexnam: Could not map source 
abbreviation  for pcrr8t.

/opt/local/share/texmf-texlive/web2c/mktexnam: Need to update ?

mktextfm: Running mf-nowin -progname=mf \mode:=ljfour; mag:=1; 
nonstopmode; input pcrr8t

This is METAFONT, Version 2.718281 (TeX Live 2010/MacPorts 2010_4)

kpathsea: Running mktexmf pcrr8t

! I can't find file `pcrr8t'.

<*> ...:=ljfour; mag:=1; nonstopmode; input pcrr8t

Please type another input file name

! Emergency stop.

<*> ...:=ljfour; mag:=1; nonstopmode; input pcrr8t

Transcript written on mfput.log.

grep: pcrr8t.log: No such file or directory

mktextfm: `mf-nowin -progname=mf \mode:=ljfour; mag:=1; nonstopmode; 
input pcrr8t' failed to make pcrr8t.tfm.

kpathsea: Appending font creation commands to missfont.log.

! Font T1/pcr/m/n/6=pcrr8t at 6.0pt not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not 

<to be read again>


l.717 ...l\setbox\PoSpaper at url\hbox{\tiny\ttfamily

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