[NTG-context] Re: ConTeXt in MikTeX distribution

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Sun Aug 21 09:15:33 CEST 2005


jjgod wrote:
> Patrick Gundlach <mailto:patrick.at.gundla.ch> wrote:
> 
>  > Then we must have different texfont.pl version. Each time afm2tfm is
>  > called, it uses either -T or -p. Running afm2tfm without those
>  > parameters doesn't make very much sense. (Unless you are an english
>  > speaking person that never typesets foreign languages.)
> 
> Accoding to 
> http://source.contextgarden.net/scripts/context/perl/texfont.pl,
> I'm afraid you are wrong, the string "-p" only occured 3 times in this 
> file,
> the first time for 'otfinfo', the second time for 'afm2tfm' and the 
> third time
> for 'afm2pl'. So the official copy of this script still use -p option 
> for afm2tfm
> once.

There are in total 4 calls to aftm2tfm in the script, of which the
second and third use '-p' also (check the value of $encstr). The last
one is a 'panic response' if nothing else seems appropriate.

Taco


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