[tex-live] updmap.cfg (and fmtutil.cnf)

Olaf Weber olaf at infovore.xs4all.nl
Tue Sep 14 17:36:14 CEST 2004

Gerben Wierda writes:

> I think there is a layout-inconsistency here in TeX Live. The tool
> fmtutil is installed like the tool updmap from the Makefile in
> texk/tetex, but fmtutil.cnf is installed from texk/web2c and
> updmap.cfg  is not installed at all.

AFAIK updmap.cfg should already be in the texmf/web2c tree.  Arguably,
the same should hold for fmtutil.cnf.

> I think it would be cleanest if fmtutil.cnf and updmap.cfg should be
> installed from texk/tetex's Makefile in combination with the tools
> (fmtutil and updmap), but I can live with any fix that makes the
> install work in a clean environment.

I'd rather not see them installed from the source tree, for the same
reason I'd rather not see texmf.cnf installed from the source tree.
The versions we want are likely to be somewhat specific to TeX-live.

Olaf Weber

               (This space left blank for technical reasons.)

More information about the tex-live mailing list