I started from a basic TeXlive 2014 installation on Mac.
Recently I came across the need for the tftopl and pltotf programs.
As far as I can tell, they should be provided by the
Its package description reads
Basic utitility programs, comprising: - dvitype, which converts a TeX output (DVI) file to a plain text file (see also the DVI Text Language suite); - pooltype, which converts a TeX-suite program's "pool" (string) file into human-readable form; and - tftopl and pltotf, which convert TeX Font Metric (TFM) file to human readable Property List (PL) files and vice versa.
After successfully installing the
texware package using
tlmgr, the tftopl and pltotf programs are nowhere to be found.
This is confirmed by
tlmgr info texware --list:
package: texware category: TLCore shortdesc: Utility programs for use with TeX. longdesc: ... installed: Yes revision: 33736 sizes: bin: 437k relocatable: No cat-date: 2014-02-26 23:03:13 +0100 cat-license: knuth collection: collection-binextra Included files, by type: depending package texware.universal-darwin: bin files (all platforms): bin/universal-darwin/dvitype bin/universal-darwin/pooltype depending package texware.x86_64-darwin: bin files (all platforms): bin/x86_64-darwin/dvitype bin/x86_64-darwin/pooltype
So it seems that tftopl/pltotf are no longer part of the
I have checked that they are not present in the archive, so it is not a faulty installation on my system.
How can these programs be added to a basic installation?