[tex-live] PK fonts characters left blank by "dvips -P pdf" on windows

Akira Kakuto kakuto at fuk.kindai.ac.jp
Wed Nov 17 16:37:32 CET 2010

Hi sliwa,
> It seems that "dvips -P pdf" fails to properly generate PK fonts on
> Windows, leaving characters blank (tested on TeX Live 2010 and also 2009).
> No such problem on Linux. The reason is probably that mktexpk ignores
> --dpi and uses just the MF mode, resulting in a font generated at 600dpi
> instead of 8000dpi. I see that mktexpk is an EXE file on Windows...

I've updated mktexpk.exe to check the consistency between
mf-mode dpi and bdpi. If they are inconsistent, mf-mode is reset
and determined according to bdpi.
By using the new mktexpk.exe, necessary PK fonts are generated
in the case of "dvips -Ppdf ...".


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