[NTG-context] System fonts not loading

Mica Semrick mica at silentumbrella.com
Tue Apr 28 07:31:38 CEST 2015


Hi Hans,

That did not seems to solve the problem. I'll assume there is a problem elsewhere with my system, unless there is anything else I can try. It is strange, as this worked before when Debian Jessie was still "testing."

Thanks,
Mica

On 04/27, Hans Hagen wrote:
>On 4/26/2015 11:57 PM, Mica Semrick wrote:
>>Hello,
>>
>>I seem to be having some trouble getting the system fonts to load from
>>my Debian Jessie system.
>>
>>I'm using:
>>
>>mica at box:~/Working$ context -version
>>
>>mtx-context     | ConTeXt Process Management 0.61
>>mtx-context     |
>>mtx-context     | main context file:
>>/home/mica/.context/tex/texmf-context/tex/context/base/context.mkiv
>>mtx-context     | current version: 2015.04.18 14:41
>>
>>and OSFONTDIR is set and all the fonts I want to use are in ~/.fonts:
>>
>>mica at box:~/Working$ echo $OSFONTDIR
>>/home/mica/.fonts/
>>
>>Usually when I run into font problems or add a new font, I run:
>>
>>fc-cache -fv
>>mtxrun --generate
>>context --make
>>
>>This has worked for some time, however now it will not. Consider the
>>following:
>>
>>\definefontfamily [junction] [rm] [Junction Regular]
>>\definefontfamily [junction] [mm] [Latin Modern Math]
>>
>>\setupbodyfont[junction]
>>
>>\starttext
>>
>>\input ward \bf \input ward
>>\tf \input ward \bf \input ward
>>\stoptext
>>
>>which results in a pdf with Latin Modern.
>>
>>mtxrun --script fonts --list --all doesn't seem to be seeing the OS
>>fonts, but sees all of ConTeXt's fonts. However, fc-list : family (which
>>will list all the system fonts known by fc-cache) shows all the fonts as
>>available.
>
>mtxrun --script --reload -force
>
>normally this is run automatically (in a fast mode) but there can be 
>cases where it needs a full scan esp when fonts are moved.
>
>Hans
>
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