[NTG-context] How to use a true type font?

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Wed Sep 22 14:20:25 CEST 2010


On 22-9-2010 2:11, Mojca Miklavec wrote:
> 2010/9/22 Procházka Lukáš wrote:
>>
>> And one more question - maybe due to that I'm not Linux user -
>>
>> - what does the "!!" at the begin and the "//" at the and of some paths
>> mean? Or is it something TeX-special?
>
> !! means that a database must be created first. The advantage is that
> searching is much faster, but the drawback is that you need to update
> the database each time when you modify something (add or remove
> files). Without !! it means that files are searched for on the fly.
> Advantage: database doesn't need to be updated, drawback: slower
> search.
>
> I'm not sure - maybe entries in texmf-local should be without !!.

no fun

only home has no !! (and one can even argue that as creating the 
database is a one time shot while the constant delay of scanning can 
take seconds in a worst case)

Hans

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