config for ps fonts
Wed, 11 Oct 2000 19:03:13 +0100 (BST)
Peter Flynn writes:
> When I add a new PS font from a CD-ROM (eg BitStream), I do the usual
> afm2tfm and move the files to the relevant subdirectories under
> texmf/fonts, then create a .fd file and a .sty file so I can use them
> in LaTeX in the normal way, then add a line per fontfile to (eg)
> bitstrea.map and make sure config.ps references it. This has worked
> fine for years.
sounds mildly plausible
> Suddenly under TL5d neither dvips nor windvi can display anything
> because mktexpk is trying to run metafont! Something is obviously
> missing somewhere: where does mktexpk look to see if it needs to run
> gsftopk or metafont?
it reads config.ps, doesnt it?
> dvips fails also, which is equally puzzling,
> as in the past it has been the presence of the font line in the .map
> file which says "I'm a PostScript font not a Metafont font".
are you sure its reading the same config.ps file which you expect? thats
the likeliest explanation