[NTG-context] distro info

Olivier Guéry nemolivier at gmail.com
Thu Jun 12 09:51:55 CEST 2008

On Thu, Jun 12, 2008 at 3:22 AM, David <davidandrewrogers at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 10 Jun 2008 19:37:11 +0200, Hans Hagen wrote:
>> David wrote:
>>> On Tue, 10 Jun 2008 17:34:15 +0200, Hans Hagen wrote:
>>>> Andrea Valle wrote:
>>>>> Hmm, with Luatex I can use system fonts like in XeTeX. Am I right?
>>>> yes, if you set up OSFONTDIR
>>> I would like to set up OSFONTDIR, but I don't know how or where or when
>>> to do so. I've tried setting it in my bash profile, and that seems to
>>> have no effect. What is the correct procedure? (I'm on a Mac, if it
>>> matters.)
>> we can consider setting it up automatically but that can only be done
>> when it's a stable location
> Well, that would be excellent from my point of view, of course. But my
> question is much more simple: I only want to know, where and when do I
> type "OSFONTDIR=..."?
> I've read many times that in order to use it I need to "set it up", but
> I actually don't know what "set it up" means in this situation.

It's a system variable.
Under Linux you can set it up in your /home/YOUR_NICKNAME/.bashrc file, adding :
At the end of the file.
There's certainly the same under Mac.


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