[tex-live] Use of the updmap-local.cfg file

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Sat Jul 31 03:38:10 CEST 2010

On Fr, 30 Jul 2010, Beuthe, Thomas wrote:
> ...so you are saying that for the "local" install to find the right files in the right places,
> the "main" directory structure must be replicated in the "local" structure?

Well, yes, the .map files and .sty files have to be put into a
directory so that *tex can find it.

> If so, which directory do the map files have to be located?

somewhere under TEXMFLOCAL/fonts/map/

> does not contain this structure, and nowhere in the documentation
> have I seen this advice with regard to the local map install.

Well there are thousands of docs out there explaining how to install file
into a TDS texmf tree ... don't tell me you couldn't find one ... so
let me help you:

> But then on the other hand, I have not spent more than a day or so searching yet...

Please click the above link for an explanation ...

Best wishes

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