[tex-live] updmap.cfg query

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Wed Jul 22 22:13:58 CEST 2009

On 22 July 2009 Rowland McDonnell wrote:

 > >Rowland McDonnell wrote:
 > >
 > >> Two reasons: firstly, I've made careful installation notes and kept
 > >> copies of all modified files so that I can reproduce easily every
 > >> step of the work involved in installing and setting up MacTeX. 
 > >
 > >It's <your-texlive-root>/texmf-config/web2c/updmap.cfg
 > Is that the file to which:
 > updmap-sys --enable Map=MAPFILE
 > adds data to?

 > If so, what is the protocol that ensures it will not be modified
 > when updates to the texlive distro are performed with the official
 > tools such as tlmgr?

It *will* be modified by tlmgr if it installs a new font.  But the
entries you added yourself will not be touched.


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