[Assist] texlive-core and Emacs org2pdf export via latex

Jorge Araya Navarro elcorreo at deshackra.com
Tue Aug 9 01:20:30 BST 2016


I actually think the removal was with the best intentions but with the wrong assumptions, making us
non-LaTeX hackers a living nightmare to export a PDF in cases where using XeLaTeX is not possible.

El lunes 08 de agosto del 2016 a las 1535 horas, Divan Santana escribió:

> Hi All,
>
> So I came across an issue where the default Emacs org-mode export to PDF
> doesn't work correctly.
>
> Specifically it complains about missing =ecrm1095.mf= font. After some
> digging and thanks to #emacs, I found out this is due to the modified
> package of =texlive-core= by parabola devs. IE, installing the Arch
> Linux version of this package, makes Emacs org2pdf export (via latex)
> work as expected.
>
> I'm wondering what the exact reason for removing this file from the
> package is? More important and general question, how can one look up the
> reason for the Parabola modifications/changes in general packages?
>
> I suspect there may be a valid reason. I'd like to then take it up with
> the org-mode devs, to perhaps consider changing the default to work with
> a free software compatible package.
>
> Keep well and thanks for the great work.


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