Today's update

Norbert Preining norbert at
Wed Oct 7 15:17:11 CEST 2020

Hi Orm,

Tlmgr is only responsibly for installing packages from TeX Live repositories, and uses updmap-sys to update the map files.

If you have personal fonts, we suggest one of the best practices listed here

Hope that helps

All the best

PREINING Norbert                    
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Oct 7, 2020 22:13:13 Orm Finnendahl <orm.finnendahl at>:

> Hi,
> Am Mittwoch, den 07. Oktober 2020 um 13:04:33 Uhr (+0000) schrieb Norbert Preining:
>> Hi Herb,
>> Yes, that is planned and ok, since the correct map files are created
>> by install-tl and tlmgr when packages are installed or updated.
> As I'm using custom fonts (pfa/tfm/afm) and add their map files using
> updmap-sys: Is there any info how to install fonts with tlmgr?
> Best,
> Orm

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