[tex-live] symlinks in repository?

Vladimir Volovich vvv at vsu.ru
Tue Jun 28 10:31:34 CEST 2005

"WL" == Werner LEMBERG writes:

 WL> The very problem is that the LaTeX font encoding (and subfont
 WL> encoding) is lost in the DVI file where only font names survive.
 WL> While it makes sense for some special case to deduce the font
 WL> encoding from the font name, it will always be an educated guess.

maybe cmap.sty can output some \special which will say that some font
corresponds to such and such cmap file, and then dvipdfmx can use this
info? then all the symlinks for font.cmap will not be needed.


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