[tex-live] should lh depend on ecrm?

Ivan Shmakov ivan at theory.asu.ru
Wed Sep 24 18:07:01 CEST 2008

>>>>> Ulrike Fischer <news2 at nililand.de> writes:

 >> Does `lh' package depend on `ecrm'?  I've stumbled upon the
 >> following error, which disappeared after installing `ecrm'.

 >> I see that the problem originates from lh/base/fikparm.mf, and
 >> there're indeed a lot of mentions of `ec' in `use_driver', though I
 >> don't understand what the code actually does (but my experience with
 >> Metafont is very limited.)

 >> ! I can't find file `ecrm'.  <scantokens> input ecrm

 > It is quite possible and nothing to worry about if a mf-file inputs
 > another one.  It is also quite natural that the lh-fonts use files
 > from the cm and the ec-family.

	Shouldn't there be a

depend ecrm

	line in texlive.tlpdb, below `name lh' then?

	(I'm completely unfamiliar with the TeX Live packaging, but I've
	thought that it's exactly the way to inform, e. g., tlmgr to
	install ecrm in case lh is requested?)

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