[NTG-context] Re: Compiling stops with ...
darnold at northcoast.com
Sun Nov 20 19:45:39 CET 2005
OK, I am using Gerben's Context Updated with a beta, so I think
what's running is the context in texmf.local. I have two type-tmf.dat.
lm $ locate type-tmf.dat
Does it matter which of these I use?
Before I run "texfont --encoding=texnansi --batch type-tmf.dat," two
1. How do I figure out whether to set TEXMFMAIN or TEXMFDIST? That
is, how can I tell where these environment variables point?
2. I could cut and paste in type-tmf.dat, but can I do it with one
line in the file type-tmf.dat somehow? What would be the line I would
add near the top of the file?
On Nov 20, 2005, at 12:17 AM, Taco Hoekwater wrote:
> Hi David,
> Gerben Wierda wrote:
>> Hans? Taco?
>>> From: David Arnold <darnold at northcoast.com>
>>> Where I am in the current directory with all of the source
>>> files. Compiling stops with a font problem:
>>> akb.tex)) kpathsea: Running mktextfm texnansi-uplr8a
> It is the same problem I ran into when trying to compile
> the manuals from the subversion repository: you don't have
> the needed metric files on your system.
> When I asked Hans, he said:
> Just run "texfont --encoding=texnansi --batch type-tmf.dat"
> and that worked fine after a little bit of joggling
> with the TEXMFMAIN variable: this variable needs to point
> to the texmf tree that contains the afm files for the
> fonts, and on my system (teTeX 3) that is TEXMFDIST,
> not TEXMFMAIN. The easiest fix was to manually edit
> Greetings, Taco
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