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Re: fontinst 1.801 -- still worse
Walter Schmidt writes:
> 1) vptovf does apparently NOT add checksums. Is this just
> a bug with the version 1.4 I am running here? (I am running
> TeX under OS/2, so, please, don't tell me to just get the
> latest Web2c distribution!)
vptovf does not generate checksums
> 2) If NO: How can I add correct checksums to the vf's?
> (I can execute vftovp and then, again, vptovf, which will
thats what Piet Tutelaers "cs" program is for. you need to look on
CTAN at psfonts/tools (from memory) at my scripts which were used to
build what is on CTAN.
> 3 (new question) How did the correct checksums get into the
> tfm's distributed from CTAN?
if you can understood my "famtool.pl" (not sure I can!), you have
entered on the road to enlightenment
> Apparently so far only the people who developed the fontinst
> stuff were using it seriously, and they already know all the
> details, which are _not_ explained in the documentation ;-)
now you sound like Rowland-and-Rebecca!
evidence to the contrary is Alan Hoenig, who does not really class as
a fontinst developer, but who certainly understands it
but i concede there may be some truth in your remark...