[tex-live] gsftopk missing?

Vladimir Volovich vvv@vsu.ru
Tue, 14 May 2002 19:51:13 +0400

"TE" == Thomas Esser writes:

 >> Thomas, is there any rationale not to change the default to try to
 >> call METAFONT from mktexpk first (i.e. check for the presence of
 >> file.mf first), and only call gsftopk, ps2pk, ttf2pk, hbf2gf if
 >> there is no MF file?

 TE> Well, the easiest fix is propably to set up gsftopk to avoid the
 TE> cm+friends fonts. Just set up a config.gsftopk which is like p
 TE> /dev/null p +/first/file.map p +/other/fileB.map

i think fixing mktexpk is more general (does not rely that map files
are correctly generated by updmap, and always prefers to produce PK
files from MF when possible), and is very easy as well:

if kpsewhich $NAME.mf >/dev/null 2>&1 || mktexmf $NAME >/dev/null 2>&1; then
  [move here the section which calls METAFONT]

[sections which call gsftopk, ps2pk, ttf2pk, hbf2gf]