Re: fonts in user home
Florent Rougon <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Frank Küster <email@example.com> wrote:
>> Couldn't we also add a user version of update-updmap?
> Yes. That would not solve the problem of user-specific updmap.cfg and
> final map files becoming outdated after system-wide changes, but would
> simplify a bit the task of updating them.
> We have two options here:
> 1. Follow the teTeX trend, introducing update-updmap-sys; all packages
> using update-updmap would have to be updated to use
> 2. Add an id() check as you included in one of the tetex tools already
> (I don't remember which one), so that update-updmap acts differently
> depending on whether it is run as root or as a simple user (with an
> option to force user-specific behavior even when run as root).
> Do you have any preference?
Given that it is quite unlikely that root will have his own
$TEXMFCONFIG, I prefer the id check. For systems where a
non-priviledged user has just enough rights to run update-updmap (and
updmap-sys), we can add an optional "--output-dir=..." parameter.
Inst. f. Biochemie der Univ. Zürich