[tex-live] Updating TeXLive 2010 using tlgmr - esint.sty missing

SKL nn99876 at gmail.com
Wed Sep 14 08:27:26 CEST 2011

On 13 Sep 2011, at 23:12, Reinhard Kotucha wrote:

> On 2011-09-13 at 22:28:19 +0200, Mojca Miklavec wrote:
>> You can probably still install fonts for MacTeX 2011 with
>>   tlmgr install lm
yep, this did work and did solve the problem for MT/TL2011 as well. Thanks!

>> The reason why they are missing is because they belong to
>> collection-fontsrecommended. If they would belong to
>> collection-basic, they would be included in basic installation.
> Sure, but they don't belong there.  collection-basic provides plain
> TeX and LaTeX and is supposed to be small, especially because the new
> engines are able to use system fonts and for pdfTeX the OTF are
> useless.
> IMO the problem is caused by fontspec and should be fixed there.  Why
> should one be forced to install a font which one doesn't use?
> BTW, fontspec loads the metrics only, the font doesn't appear in the
> PDF file.

Of course you experts will know best what the most elegant solution to the problem at hand is. From my limited experience though it seems to me that adding lm fonts to the MacBasic distro is easier (and quicker) than fixing fontspec, so maybe this should be attacked first as a "quick fix"? 

It seems to me that as it stands now XeTeX in MacBasic is broken (at least if one wants to use fontspec, which is the primary reason why I use XeTeX at least), and that one simply can run "sudo tlmgr install lm" to fix it might be obvious to TeXperts, but maybe not to us pedestrian users...

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