[tex-live] Kpathsea in TL2007

Vladimir Volovich vvv at vsu.ru
Mon Feb 19 23:52:15 CET 2007

"GNW" == George N White writes:

 GNW> For pdftex-1.40.3, -recorder doesn't report the .tfm files.
 >> it does. (except for the .tfm files which are preloaded into the
 >> format; these are not opened at runtime, and thus not reported by
 >> recorder)

 GNW> Does pdftex peek at the .tfm files to compare checksums?

 GNW> TL20070212,

 GNW> $ pdflatex -recorder grafguide

 GNW> I looked at screen output (in an emacs buffer) and the .log
 GNW> file.  On linux, struss reports opening the .tfm files, e.g.,

 GNW> open("/mnt/hdb/opt/tex/texlive/20070212/texmf-dist/fonts/tfm/public/cm/cmss10.tfm",

 GNW> but searching the emacs shell buffer or grepping the log, cmss10
 GNW> only shows in the list of fonts as cmss10.pfb.

when you specify the option -recorder, the output is written to the *.fls file.

therefore, you should look not at the screen output, but at the
generated file: grfguide.fls which contains information on which files
have been accessed :)


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