[NTG-context] LMTX and system fonts

Aditya Mahajan adityam at umich.edu
Sat Apr 27 23:06:23 CEST 2019


On Sat, 27 Apr 2019, Pablo Rodriguez wrote:

> On 4/27/19 7:36 PM, Hans Hagen wrote:
>> On 4/27/2019 6:25 PM, Pablo Rodriguez wrote:
>>> [...]
>>> It seems as if LMTX couldn’t follow symlinks for directories in Linux.
>>>
>>> On Windows, I will have to wait some days to have access to a computer
>>> with it.
>> I tested linux on wsl and made a (soft) symlink there to a path under
>> /mnt/c and it just works. So i need more details.
>
> I wish I could give more details.
>
> Fonts are located in ~/Documents/ousia-fonts/. The soft link is
> tex/texmf-fonts/ousia-fonts/.
>
> If the soft symlink for the fonts directory is itself tex/texmf-fonts/,
> ConTeXt LMTX handles the fonts right.

The texmf-fonts directory must follow TDS (tex document structure). 
Assuming that ~/Documents/ousia-fonts simply contains a bunch of 
directories with opentype fonts, I'd try symlinking it to

tex/texmf-fonts/font/opentype/data

Aditya


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