possibly severe bug in fontinst 1.914

Lars Hellström Lars.Hellstrom@math.umu.se
Tue, 6 Mar 2001 17:49:52 +0100

At 16.49 +0100 2001-03-06, Walter Schmidt wrote:
>On Tue, 6 Mar 2001 16:41:05 +0100, Lars Hellström wrote:
>> \installfont will generate the MTX if it cannot find one
>You mean:
>will automagically create the required padri8x.mtx?

Yes. (When \input_mtx_file wants to input the MTX file it first calls
\fromany, which looks for the font metrics in the formats MTX, PL, AFM, and
VPL, in that order, and creates the MTX if it didn't already exist.)

>Is this done in a way that does _not_ spoil the next
>\installfont or \installrawfont command?

It won't spoil it, because it all happens _inside_ an \install[raw]font

Lars Hellström