[tex-live] porting a TeXLive-Installation to another PC

Lars Madsen daleif at imf.au.dk
Mon Dec 1 12:35:26 CET 2008

Jonathan Kew wrote:
> On 1 Dec 2008, at 12:29, Lars Madsen wrote:
>> Siep Kroonenberg wrote:
>>> On Fri, Nov 28, 2008 at 11:39:42PM +0100, Lars Madsen wrote:
>>>> BTW: as a non-xelatex user what is it doing in that latex xelatex step?
>>> It configures and runs fc-cache. This program collects information
>>> on fonts for the benefit of xetex.
>> ahh, that might explain why it has been to hard for me to test a otf 
>> font placed in the same dir as my xelatex file.
>> (I have an OTF font I need to be able to use in latex and pdflatex, 
>> but wanted to test it with xelatex first, though never successful)
> You ought to be able to do that, but you'd have to use the actual 
> filename rather than the font (family) name; see the ExternalLocation 
> option in the fontspec package. (I don't really recommend this except 
> for testing or other special purposes.)
> JK

I did try that but I guess I did something wrong.

Do you know if there is any examples somewhere?



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