[tex-live] symlinks in repository?

Karl Berry karl at freefriends.org
Mon Jun 27 15:31:30 CEST 2005

    space is cheap.

Well, it depends on how much space we are talking about.  We have
the continuing problem of the CD space limitation.

But in this case I imagine the files are small, so even hundreds of
duplicates is doable.  What's a bit of drag is maintaining the copies.

    font `foo' there exists a ToUnicode cmap `foo.cmap' 

If there was more structure in the name, perhaps the copies could be
avoided.  Eg, make the subfont names be things like c10-17.cmap.  Then
for a font name foo-bar, dvipdfmx can first try foo-bar.cmap, then (if
there is a dash in the name) try foo.cmap.

Or it could just try try stripping chars off one at a time, if changing
the names is not feasible: c1017.cmap, c101.map, c10.cmap.

Do pdftex and CJK play together or is that not an issue at this point?

P.S. Hirata just released another dvipdfmx tarball, I'll try to get it
in ASAP.

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