[Tuglist] Malayalam TeX.
Thu, 24 May 2001 08:34:35 +0530 (IST)
*** K N Manoj wrote in the TUGIndia list on 2001-05-23 at 21:21 +0530:
: I downloaded the Malayalam TeX available in CTAN. I tried to compile the
: preprocessor by using `make' with the makefile given. It gives the error
: makefile:9: *** missing separator. Stop.
(1) In directory source/mm, change the makefile (for unix/linux):
---- <makefile> ----
CC = gcc
objects = mm.o readfile.o trs.o scr.o pstree.o avltree.o
$(CC) -o mm.exe $(objects)
---- </makefile> ----
Note that there needs to be a tab character before $(CC) in the last line;
no tabs anywhere else. `make' is slightly particular about such things.
(2) Line 72 of mm.c (same directory), change MAC to UNIX.
(3) Read the files `install' and `FAQ' before you start installing. Read
the files in the `docs' directory after you've completed the install. If
there are further problems with installing, let us know.
: I am not familiar with linux make so I am planning to leave out that
That won't help, certainly.
: Can I use the .tfm and the .mf files straight-away, without using the
No, I think.
: Is there some help on how LaTeX uses the fonts?
Yes, but you might to `leave out that option' since you're already not
aware of all that. Anyway, you can take a look at
Robin has updated that some 3--4 days back. Otherwise you can also try
searching comp.text.tex archives at google groups: