[tex-live] Implementation of dvipsDownloadBase35 in the map files

Zdenek Wagner zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Mon Nov 5 10:32:46 CET 2012

2012/11/5 Karl Berry <karl at freefriends.org>:
>     CSTeX is now being updated by Petr Olsak.
> Nice.  I noticed the new alpha cs* things showing up on CTAN.
>     updmap(-sys) offers options dvipsDownloadBase35,
>     pdftexDownloadBase14, LW35. Is it possible to prepare the map files
>     in such a way that they will obey these options?
> Well, maybe.  What those options do is simply switch between different
> pre-made map files for the base fonts.  For example, dvipsDownloadBase35
> says whether ps2pk35.map or dvips35.map is used (see around line 1027 in
> updmap.pl).  Those map files (ps2pk35, dvips35, et al.) are maintained
> by hand.
> Presuming the 8z map entries will be stable once they are done, we could
> just add the entries to the above base .maps once they are done.  That
> would be the easiest approach.  If they must be separately maintained,
> well, updmap would have to be hacked to support it, one way or another.
OK. The new things are just being tested but as I know Petr Olsak,
after release the files will be stable for years. Either way is

> wdyt?
> k

Zdeněk Wagner

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