[tex-live] .pfb in psfonts_t1.map and .ttf in pdftex.map, is it possible with updmap?

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Fri Oct 12 00:05:29 CEST 2012

On Do, 11 Okt 2012, jfbu wrote:
> Can one get updmap-sys in its generation of pdftex.map and
> psfonts.map to put in the former (for a given font available
> both in ttf and pfb formats) instructions to include the ttf
> version, and in the latter the pfb versions?

No, not at the moment.

> I put in my TEXMFLOCAL/fonts/map/ distinct font.map files in
> various directories pdftex/, dvips/, then the updmap would
> know that the font.map to be used for pdftex resp. dvips would
> have to be picked in the directory of that name. But it does
> not seem to work that way. Or I got confused in my experiments.

That might be something o that *could* be implemented, but it
is not for now.

Best wishes

Norbert Preining            preining@{jaist.ac.jp, logic.at, debian.org}
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