[tex-live] pdftex ambiguous entry for `ecbm1440': font file present but not included

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Fri Jan 18 09:43:13 CET 2008

Hi Patrice,

On Fr, 18 Jan 2008, Patrice Dumas wrote:
> MixedMap cm-super-t1.map
> and that it corresponds with
> texmf/fonts/map/dvipdfm/context/cm-super-t1.map
> which is a dvipdfm map file which is not compatible with pdftex maps,
> since it has lines like
> ecbm1440 cm-super-t1 sfbm1440
> which are not correct for pdftex, they should be like
> ecbm1440 cm-super-t1 <sfbm1440.pfb
> or even better, as in the pdftex.map shipped with texlive
> ecbm1440 SFBM1440 "T1Encoding ReEncodeFont" <cm-super-t1.enc <sfbm1440.pfb
> So it seems to me that another cm-super-t1.map is missing which would be
> correct for dvips/pdftex. But even in that case how comes that a dvipdfm

On Fr, 18 Jan 2008, Patrice Dumas wrote:
> I disagree. I understand that it is solved by providing the correct map,
> but when there is only the dvipdfm map installed I think that things

Then this is a bug of packaging in RH. The following files are present
in TeX Live 2007:

> an issue in updmap? In any case it is not completely clear to me that 
> it is fedora only issue. One should be able to install a subset of 

It is an fedora only issue, we haven't that with the Debian packages,
nor with normal installations of TL2007.

> But still this is not fedora specific in my opinion, the texlive tools

It is. The correct file IS shipped in TL2007.

Best wishes


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