[NTG-context] corrupted .map files or MikTeX messing around?

Thomas A. Schmitz thomas.schmitz at uni-bonn.de
Mon May 22 19:55:53 CEST 2006


On May 22, 2006, at 6:49 PM, Mojca Miklavec wrote:

> Whose fault is it? MikTeX's pdfTeX using the wrong path & files or
> were the map files [unintentionally] changed in order to support XeTeX
> perhaps?
>
> Mojca

Mojca,

I have no idea if this is related, but I had similar problems a few  
days ago when I was using TeXShop on OS X. I get error messages such  
as this one:

{/usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf.local/fonts/map/dvipdfm/context/ 
original-empty.ma
p}
fonts           : using map file: original-base
{/usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf.local/fonts/map/dvipdfm/context/ 
original-base.map

Warning: pdfetex (file /usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf.local/fonts/map/ 
dvipdfm/con
text/original-base.map): invalid entry for `fmvr8x': font file missing

The point seems to be that ConTeXt  somehow runs in dvipdfm mode and  
reads the wrong mapfiles. How do you call ConTeXt? When I run it on  
the CLI or from within emacs/auctex with texmfstart texexec,  
everything works again. I assume that an obsolete command is passed  
to the command interpreter in your case as well.

HTH

Thomas


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