[tex-live] TEXFONTS for Type 1's, and more debugging
olaf at infovore.xs4all.nl
Sun Aug 22 20:29:44 CEST 2004
Karl Berry writes:
> I've just been pretty frustrated trying to track down what environment
> variable I have to set to find some local Type 1 fonts. (For various
> reasons I do not want to install them in the hierarchy.) Even dvips
> -d-1 did not explicitly report the needed information, I had to look at
> the source. (The documentation was hopelessly out of date, sigh.)
> I have two simple suggestions/requests which would help immensely, both
> in kpathsea/tex-file.c:
> 1) add "TEXFONTS" to the list of TYPE1_ENVS (after T1INPUTS and before
> TEX_PS_HEADER_ENVS). The purpose of TEXFONTS is to be used to find
> *all* font-related files. So that, as in my case, if someone just
> wants to make a directory with a personal font, it is (hopefully)
> easy to do.
TEXFONTS is a weird variable. Note that it isn't even defined in the
> 2) In kpse_find_file, add a debug statement reporting the type and
> path_source members of the struct.
For ease of implementation can you supply a patch or at least
(pseudo-)code to illustrate exactly what you have in mind?
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