[NTG-context] font havoc

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Thu Nov 10 23:00:21 CET 2005

Hans van der Meer wrote:

> Suddenly it seems, I am getting bad messages for quite normal math  
> fonts:
> Warning: pdfetex (file cmsy8): kpathsea: Running mktexpk --mfmode / -- 
> bdpi 72 --mag 1+7/72 --dpi 79 cmmi10
> mktexpk: Mismatched mode ljfzzz and resolution 72; ignoring mode.
> mktexpk: Can't guess mode for 72 dpi devices.
> mktexpk: Use a config file, or update me.  (<<<< Why is this?)
> Font cmsy8 at 72 not found
> Warning: pdfetex (file cmmi10): Font cmmi10 at 79 not found
> {/usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf-dist/fonts/enc/dvips/psnfss/8r.enc}</ 
> usr/local/te
> TeX/share/texmf-dist/fonts/type1/urw/helvetic/uhvr8a.pfb></usr/local/ 
> teTeX/shar
> e/texmf-dist/fonts/type1/urw/helvetic/uhvb8a.pfb></usr/local/teTeX/ 
> share/texmf-
> dist/fonts/type1/urw/courier/ucrr8a.pfb>
> I am not aware having changed to resolution 72 for ljfzzz or doing  
> something different from previous installations of new context  
> versions. The mode for ljfzzz was set with texconfig.
> I was running the 2005-10-27 context version, but reverting tot  
> 2005-08-31 did not solve the problem.
> What has happened to my fonts?
> Has it something to do with the fact that tetex and context seem to  
> use directories .texmf-config and .texmf-var differently?
> Why does something that ran without a hitch suddenly is broken?
> Does someone know how to restore things to normal?

probably due to the changes in latin modern map/enc naming; older 
versions don't mix well currently

what puzzles me is:

pdfetex (file cmsy8): kpathsea: Running mktexpk --mfmode / -- bdpi 72 
--mag 1+7/72 --dpi 79 cmmi10

which are diferent fonts

is automapfile enabled on your system?


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