[texhax] mktexpk ... is OK :( :)

Uwe Lück uwe.lueck at web.de
Fri Sep 30 23:05:16 CEST 2005

At 16:11 25.09.05, Barbara Beeton wrote:
>the reason i'm responding to your message is that
>if there is really a problem with generating cmcsc17,
>and you really do get the "this can't happen" error

Oh, sorry for all that spam. It was a MiKTeX issue, nothing else.

In my experiments with mktexpk, I was mislead about the
--mag option, especially, maybe, by an example command
line for mf including `magstep'. --mag takes a _factor_ indeed;
moreover, the latter is not computed from the --bdpi and --dpi entries,
rather \magnification 1000 is assumed when --mag doesn't appear.
Resulting inconsistencies lead to a `failed' report without output.
With this in mind, I also get the ibycus4 .pk' using mktexpk.
And I have always been successful with mf anyway.


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