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Murray Eisenberg murrayeisenberg at
Thu Oct 8 23:07:23 CEST 2020

On 8 Oct2020, at 12:38 PM, Ettore Aldrovandi <ealdrov at> wrote:
>> On Oct 8, 2020, at 11:55, Murray Eisenberg <murrayeisenberg at <mailto:murrayeisenberg at>> wrote:
>> On 8 Oct2020, at 2:18 AM,Norbert Preining <norbert at <mailto:norbert at>> wrote:
>>> 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
>>> <>
>> The cited “best practices” does not address the common situation for Mac users who put all their local fonts, etc., in ~/Library/texmf.
> Actually, best practices 1. and 3. would apply to MacOS: $TEXMFHOME expands to ~/Library/texmf . $TEXMFLOCAL expands to /Path/to/TeXLive/texmf-local.

In the zsh Terminal shell on my system running macOS Catalina,


gives an empty result.

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