stymied again on port dependent on texlive: lcdf-typetools
murrayeisenberg at gmail.com
Sat Jun 16 14:55:15 PDT 2012
On 6/16/12 1:50 PM, Brandon Allbery wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 16, 2012 at 10:11 AM, Murray Eisenberg
> <murrayeisenberg at gmail.com <mailto:murrayeisenberg at gmail.com>> wrote:
> My point is that I don't know whether I want lcdf-typetools to use
> kpathsea or not! That's what I don't find documented.
> In general, MacPorts doesn't try to duplicate the original
> documentation. But in this case said documentation is not entirely
> That said, I think all you lose without kpathsea is the -a option to
> otftotfm; the font metrics are created in the current directory and you
> have to copy them to where your TeX distribution expects them, instead
> of it using kpathsea to find the right place to copy them itself.
> (kpathsea does not do font manipulation; it simply reports various
> configured paths and/or searches for fonts/formats/other TeX-related
> configuration according to those paths.) The manpage at
> http://www.lcdf.org/type/otftotfm.1.html describes ways you can tell
> otftotfm where to install stuff yourself, if you prefer.
> brandon s allbery allbery.b at gmail.com <mailto:allbery.b at gmail.com>
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OK, that completely clarifies things for me. Many thanks!
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