[tex-live] map file / new path settings
pragma at wxs.nl
Sat Jan 24 23:56:09 CET 2004
At 23:10 24/01/2004, Thomas Esser wrote:
> > >On the other hand, much more people add texinput related stuff to their
> > >TeX system than font related stuff; I don't think that you can make a
> > >point here.
> > the main tree?
>Sorry, I did not notice that you were talking about the main tree. Which
>programs install map / enc files there?
any font installing script when no texmf-local is set (like texfont,
although i patch that to font/map and font/enc and ask the lcd people what
to do with the open type and special font stuff)
>Good point. I think that the TeX Live documentation for the next release
>should have precise instructions for people who want to adopt their local
>tree to the new release. These instructions need to be clear enough even
>for sysadmins without a TeX background.
> TeX Live follows a chnage of the TeX Directory Standard made in
> Feb. 2003 which means that you need to rearrange your local texmf
> trees if they still use the old organization.
> If you have map files inside the dvips or pdftex directory tree, move
> them to fonts/map. If you have enc files inside the dvips directory
> tree, move them to fonts/enc. If you have input files for etex, mltex,
> omega and pdftex at top-level in your directory tree, move them to
> the tex tree. Try to preserve the structore that was below the old
> tree, e.g. move pdftex/foo/baa/x.tex to tex/foo/baa/x.tex.
good! the user groups journals should out that on a page of its own
(already forwarded that piece to the maps)
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