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Re: what provides tex metafont mf.base file?
On Wed, 19 May 2010, Pouya D. Tafti wrote:
> On 19 May 2010 20:49, Jeremy C. Reed <reed%reedmedia.net@localhost> wrote:
> > The line added to missfont.log is:
> > mktextfm ecbx0800
> > So what creates or provides the mf.base file?
> > Maybe I am missing a package?
> > I see the wip/texlive-texmf-base provides my needed ecbx0800.mf Âbut I
> > think I don't need that since it should be created as needed.
> On my machine, running "mktextfmt ecbx0800" at the command line
> generates mf.base under ~/.texlive-2009/metafont/. ecbx0800.mf is
> provided by font/tex-ec, but running mktextfm ecbx0800 as non-root
> failed for me (don't know if that matters since ecbx0800.tfm is
> already installed by font/tex-ec under
> /usr/pkg/share/texmf-dist/fonts/tfm/jknappen/ec/. After running
> mktextfm ecbx0800 as root I now have a second, different copy
> under/var/lib/texmf/fonts/tfm/jknappen/ec/ as well.)
Thanks. I installed fonts/tex-ec and upgraded to teTeX-texmf-3.0nb25. I
didn't know about that new package.
Now I have a different error:
kpathsea: Running mktexpk --mfmode / --bdpi 600 --mag 1+0/600 --dpi 600
mktexpk: Mismatched mode ljfour and resolution 600; ignoring mode.
mktexpk: Running mf-nowin -progname=mf \mode:=ljfour; mag:=1+0/600;
nonstopmode; input ecbx0800
This is METAFONT, Version 2.718281 (Web2C 7.5.7)
I can't find the base file `mf.base'!
grep: ecbx0800.log: No such file or directory
mktexpk: `mf-nowin -progname=mf \mode:=ljfour; mag:=1+0/600;
nonstopmode; input ecbx0800' failed to make ecbx0800.600pk.
kpathsea: Appending font creation commands to missfont.log.
With the missfont.log addition of:
mktexpk --mfmode / --bdpi 600 --mag 1+0/600 --dpi 600 ecbx0800
Any ideas on that? I have a feeling I have an inconsistent install of
the tex components.
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