[dev-context] [OS X TeX] More New MacTeX Packages

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Mon Feb 12 12:19:45 CET 2007

Hi all!

On Mon, 12 Feb 2007, Taco Hoekwater wrote:
> But the metric file ConTeXt knows that font by (fmvr8x) was deleted
> from TeXLive, because the package (marvosym) that it belongs to has
> been updated, and it switched to a new name for the metric file.

Yup. Marvosym was updated on CTAN on 2006-05-11, so it was time to
update it.

> It is very likely they did not change *just* the name, but updated the
> base font file as well, so simple name remapping probably will not work

Yup, from marvodoc.tex:

\item[2006-05-11] Version 2.1: Renamed Rightarrow macro to MVRightarrow.
New TeX name for font (umvs). Rewrote style file. Added fd file.

> It is bad luck that the last-minute update to marvosym in texlive
> breaks the marvosym support in context, but there is no way to fix
> that any more.

Sorry for that, but in fact I didn't think about that ConTeXt us the old
marvosym interface? So it could have been broken since quite some time
if people upgraded the marvosym from CTAN.

Best wishes


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