[tex-live] getnonfreefonts --help
ndbecker2 at gmail.com
Wed Jan 28 15:47:30 CET 2009
On Wednesday 28 January 2009, Zdenek Wagner wrote:
> 2009/1/28 Neal Becker <ndbecker2 at gmail.com>:
> > On Wednesday 28 January 2009, Akira Kakuto wrote:
> >> > [nbecker at nbecker5 ~]$ ls -l /usr/local/bin/kpsewhich
> >> > lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 50 2009-01-27 14:47 /usr/local/bin/kpsewhich ->
> >> > /usr/share/texlive-2008/bin/x86_64-linux/kpsewhich
> >> >
> >> > Yup, that's the correct kpsewhich. Why doesn't it work?
> >> You have to remove the link /usr/local/bin/kpsewhich.
> >> The place of kpsewhich:
> >> /usr/share/texlive-2008/bin/x86_64-linux/
> >> is important.
> >> Best,
> >> Akira
> > So are you saying that the symlink option that tlinstall offered and I
> > used doesn't actually work? I have to put the binaries into my path?
> I have seen a lot of weird errors caused by clashes between TL and
> residues of teTeX. These clashes are distro dependent and some
> incomplete version of teTeX is installed due to dependencies even if
> you select not to install it. The safest way is to put the bin path of
> TL to the beginning of your PATH as suggested at the end of
If symlinks don't work reliably I suggest adding a warning to tlinstall, or
just deprecate them completely.
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