[tex-live] [win32] opentype fonts from $TEXMFLOCAL

Akira Kakuto kakuto at fuk.kindai.ac.jp
Fri Mar 26 03:01:52 CET 2010

Hi Diederick,

> Solution:
> Based on comments in the texmf.cnf file, I edited the texmf.cnf in
> texlive/2009, where you should add your local changes only.
> first I tried adding my opentype fonts folder to a promising looking
> key, but that didn't work:
> .;$TEXMF/fonts/opentype//;$OSFONTDIR//;$TEXMFLOCAL/fonts/opentype
> Then, I followed the suggestions in the thread and got things to work:
> (1) add to texlive/2009/texmf.cnf:
>    FC_CACHEDIR=$TEXMFLOCAL/fonts/cache
> (2) create the directories:
>    $TEXMFLOCAL/fonts/conf
>    $TEXMFLOCAL/fonts/cache
> (3) copy everything in $TEXMFSYSVAR/fonts/conf/
>    to $TEXMFLOCAL/fonts/conf/ and then edit the
>    file $TEXMFLOCAL/fonts/conf/fonts.conf to include
>    the line <dir>C:/texlive/texmf-local/fonts/opentype</dir>

Don't do the above.
Confirm that there is a directory
And add a file
with the following contents:

<?xml version="1.0"?>
<!DOCTYPE fontconfig SYSTEM "fonts.dtd">
Additional dirs for fontconfig. Subdirs are searched automatically.



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