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Re: [Groff] End of file processing

From: Peter Schaffter
Subject: Re: [Groff] End of file processing
Date: Sat, 29 Mar 2014 19:10:23 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

On Sat, Mar 29, 2014, Mike Bianchi wrote:
> Peter, I don't understand the instructions, I guess, having never
> mucked with fonts.  I'm guessing I need more preparation than I
> thought.  Can you help?
>    sudo ~/bin/install_font *pfa
> /usr/local/share/groff/site-font not found; creating.
> mkdir: cannot create directory `/usr/local/share/groff/site-font': No such 
> file
> or directory

>From the looks of it, you aren't using a locally built groff,
or you passed the configure script


when you built.

In the first case, you need to run install-font with the -s flag
(use /usr/share/groff; the default is /usr/local/share/groff).

If the second, install-font has no flag for installations in unusual
basedir locations.  I'll have to add one.

> Further investigation shows that by 'textmap' the script means
>       /usr/local/share/groff/1.21/font/devps/generate/textmap
> What I see is:
>          ls -R /usr/local/share/groff/
>       /usr/local/share/groff/:
>       site-font
>       /usr/local/share/groff/site-font:
>       devpdf  devps
>       /usr/local/share/groff/site-font/devpdf:
>       /usr/local/share/groff/site-font/devps:

This would seem to confirm my suspicions.  

Peter Schaffter

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