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Re: [opensuse-buildservice] Additional information: texlive openSUSE 12.2 - mf.base missing
On Fri, Mar 15, 2013 at 02:37:16PM +0100, Joerg Emmelmann wrote:
Hello!

As announced in my posting "texlive-2012.20120611-20120471.1.x86_64
for openSUSE 12.2 - mf.base missing" (Date: Tue, 05 Mar 2013 17:40:37
+0100) in above package I miss the following file:

/var/lib/texmf/web2c/metafont/mf.base

Some additional info about installed packages you find in the
attached "tex.log" file. In the attached "out" file you find output
of the following command:

pdflatex article.tex

My questions are:

Which OBS package provides above file (as mention in my earlier
posting due to dependencies of texlive-achemso I cannot install
texlive which comes wit opensuse 12.2)?

Which OBS packages are generally needed to replace the texlive
package which comes wit opensuse 12.2?

Thank you very much.

The new TeXLive system support things like

zypper install 'tex(ptmr7t.tfm)'

for times you may not want MetaFont as there is not .mf file around.
To use zypper in this way the repository for openSUSE 12.2

http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/Publishing:/TeXLive/openSUSE_12.2/

should been added.

(./article.aux) (/usr/share/texmf/tex/latex/psnfss/ot1ptm.fd)
kpathsea: Running mktextfm ptmr7t
/usr/lib/texmf/web2c/mktexnam: Could not map source abbreviation for ptmr7t.
/usr/lib/texmf/web2c/mktexnam: Need to update ?
mktextfm: Running mf-nowin -progname=mf \mode:=ljfour; mag:=1; nonstopmode;
input ptmr7t
This is METAFONT, Version 2.718281 (TeX Live 2011)

kpathsea: Running mktexfmt mf.base
fmtutil: format directory `/var/lib/texmf/web2c' is not writable.
I can't find the base file `mf.base'!
grep: ptmr7t.log: No such file or directory
mktextfm: `mf-nowin -progname=mf \mode:=ljfour; mag:=1; nonstopmode; input
ptmr7t' failed to make ptmr7t.tfm.
kpathsea: Appending font creation commands to missfont.log.

! Font OT1/ptm/m/n/10=ptmr7t at 10.0pt not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not
foun
d.
<to be read again>
relax
l.61 \begin{document}



Werner

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