latex is driving me batty -- ! Package fontspec Error: The font "DejaVu Sans" cannot be found.

Steven Smith steve.t.smith at
Fri Sep 13 10:36:52 UTC 2019

This issue is supposed to be fixed in these lines:

But obviously there’s still some issue. See:

The good news is that this works nicely if the correct dependencies are installed. The bad new is that I don’t know that dependency. When I have access to “port provides” on the right box I’ll try to figure that out.

In the meantime, it would be helpful and appreciated if you could track down the necessary port so that we can fix the Portfile and get the GHC User’s Guide up and running.

> I'm working on making a newer bootstrap version of ghc for SnowLeopard.
> The ghc 8.0.1 build finishes on 10.6.8, but it wants to build the PDF documentation next, and texlive is erroring building the PDF.
> I know nothing about texlive. I know I might turn off the docs, but -- it took many hours to build ghc, and I would like to fix texlive.
>> \usepackage{fontspec}
> \usepackage{makeidx}
> \setsansfont{DejaVu Sans}
> \setromanfont{DejaVu Serif}
> \setmonofont{DejaVu Sans Mono}
> ''',
> }
> =========
> and that generates this bit in the generated tex file:
> ======
> \usepackage{fontspec}
> \usepackage{makeidx}
> \setsansfont{DejaVuSans}
> \setromanfont{DejaVuSerif}
> \setmonofont{DejaVuSansMono}
>> (/opt/local/share/texmf-texlive/tex/latex/base/tuenc.def))
> (/opt/local/share/texmf-texlive/tex/latex/fontspec/fontspec.cfg)))kpathsea:make_tex: Invalid filename `DejaVu Sans', contains ' '
> ! Package fontspec Error: The font "DejaVu Sans" cannot be found.
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