[tex-live] RE: pdftex.map for TL8

Staszek Wawrykiewicz staw at gust.org.pl
Wed Jul 23 17:53:48 CEST 2003

On Wed, 23 Jul 2003, Daniel Flipo wrote:

> Sorry, the way I wrote my report, probably makes you
> think I have just compared the files pdftex.map from TL7 and TL8
> and complain about differences I noticed...
> What I am reporting is a _real_ bug. I stumbled upon it when trying
> to recompile the French version of `lshort'. The cmex9 and cmmib9
> fonts _are_ used in that document and the chapter about `Maths'
> can no longer be displayed nor printed in PDF, because those fonts
> are not available (missing entries in pdftex.map)!

You are right. Those fonts are available, but not added to updmap.cfg
by installation scripts.
I will correct cmex.tpm and bluesky.tpm by adding proper
<TPM:Execute function="addMap"... (ttcmex.map and bsr-interpolated.map)

> -- PFB fonts should be available for them, either in each size
> (as bakoma type1 fonts) or scaled from BlueSky fonts.

> As I wrote before, I fear that there might be more entries
> missing in pdftex.map, so I recommend a careful check of
> the way this file is built.

We have to do more checks in .tpm files.

> As .pfb are available on TL8 for charter fonts, I guess
> they are legal... anyway, on TL8 we should have 
> -- either .pfb files AND entries for them in the psfonts.map
> -- or no .pfb files (and no entries).

charter.map is missing in texmf/dvips/psnfss/
Will add it.

Staszek Wawrykiewicz
StaW at gust.org.pl

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