[tex-live] XeTeX on Mac

Jiang Jiang gzjjgod at gmail.com
Mon Apr 27 17:40:21 CEST 2015


I should note that TTC support is not complete yet, which means for
fonts like ITF Devanagari you can only use the first font in that ttc.
I intend to work on that but since I will have to do that after work
please expect some delays.

- Jiang

On Mon, Apr 27, 2015 at 5:31 PM, Richard Koch
<richardmoncriefkoch at icloud.com> wrote:
> Folks,
> There was a final glitch in XeTeX Mac font support. The patched versions
> didn’t pass tests on the older platforms used to build TeX Live.
> Jiang Jiang fixed that problem last night.
> I have just submitted new Mac binaries with these patched versions,
> and will make new beta versions of BasicTeX-2015 and MacTeX-2015
> tomorrow. If you already have older versions of these, TLU should update
> to the new binaries sometime tomorrow.
> Mac fonts have many variants, and in some cases the patched versions cannot
> access all the variants. I think this problem is being addressed.
> Many thanks to Khaled and to Jiang Jiang for very hard work on these
> problems. Mac users own them a debt of gratitude.
> Dick Koch

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