[metapost] problem with 'dvips mproof'

Stephan Hennig mailing_list at arcor.de
Sun Oct 10 22:17:28 CEST 2010

Am 10.10.2010 17:32, schrieb Taco Hoekwater:
> On 10/10/2010 12:26 PM, Stephan Hennig wrote:
>> [...], but do I understand you correctly that setting prologues to
>> 0 is /mandatory/ when using dvips or dvipdfm as a post-processor
>> for MetaPost files?
> Apparently. The problem is that dvips subsets its own fonts without
> adding a proper subset prefix to the font name, so that the embedded
> font that results from prologues:=3 is actually not used.
 > [...]
> So, the cause of the problem is a flaw in dvips.

Thanks!  I have moved the issue to tex-k.

Best regards,
Stephan Hennig

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