[NTG-context] pk-directory

luigi scarso luigi.scarso at gmail.com
Sat Mar 27 10:50:56 CET 2010


On Sat, Mar 27, 2010 at 10:37 AM, Hans Hagen <pragma at wxs.nl> wrote:
> On 27-3-2010 0:45, Taco Hoekwater wrote:
>>
>> Wolfgang Werners-Lucchini wrote:
>>>
>>> Hallo,
>>>
>>> how should the directory be named where a 600 dpi pk-font is searched
>>> for by luatex?
>>
>> Context mkiv does not support pk files (the luatex executable itself
>> does, but context mkiv overrules all search paths and does not support
>> searching for pk files).
>
> the find and read callbacks are set so it should find them, although there
> might be logic in kpse with respect to pk files that is not implemented
> (like generating bitmaps or so)
>
> i wonder if it's really worth the trouble to support bitmap fonts in mkiv as
> hardly anyone will use them
may we can be package them in an otf format
-- 
luigi


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