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Re: makeinfo --pdf broken (! Font \circle=lcircle10 not loadable)
- From: Per Mildner <Per dot Mildner at sics dot se>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 26 Mar 2014 23:04:04 +0100
- Subject: Re: makeinfo --pdf broken (! Font \circle=lcircle10 not loadable)
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On 26 Mar 2014, at 21:01, Andrey Repin <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Greetings, Per Mildner!
>>>> I can not get makeinfo --pdf to work on todays Cygwin (same problem in
>>>> both 32-bit and 64-bit Cygwin installation, on 64-bit Windows 7).
>>>> It looks as if it can not find the lcircle10 font. I have tried installing most of the texlive-collection* packages but none seem to install that font.
>>> It's in texlive-collection-latex. Have you installed it?
>> Thank you! This solved the problem.
>> Should not the Cygwin installer resolve this kind of dependency automatically?
> Depends on the kind of dependency.
> Creating PDF's isn't the primary task of mkinfo.
However, makeinfo --pdf (really texi2any --pdf) invokes texi2dvi and I do not think having texi2dvi makes much sense unless there is a working TeX installation.
> Forcing just about everyone
> to install texlive is just wrong.
Agreed. But having a texi2dvi that is useless is also wrong.
>>> If so, what is the output of "kpsewhich circle10.tfm"? Here's what I get:
>>> $ kpsewhich circle10.tfm
>> Should be "kpsewhich lcircle10.tfm" I assume, otherwise it finds nothing for me.
> Andrey Repin (email@example.com) 26.03.2014, <23:59>
> Sorry for my terrible english...
Per Mildner Per.Mildner@sics.se
Swedish Institute of Computer Science
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