[tex-live] [Fwd: pdflatex segmentation fault and patch to fix]

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Wed Jan 12 09:25:44 CET 2005

On Mit, 12 Jan 2005, Gerben Wierda wrote:
> With this i-package, pdflatex always seg-faults for me when I include  pdf
> figures generated using the PStill postscript-to-pdf converter.  These

Hmm, I cannot reporduce this on linux with the current texlive binaries.
But, I get a warning about damaged PDF file:
[~/bla] pdflatex test.tex 
This is pdfeTeXk, Version 3.141592-1.20a-2.2 (Web2C 7.5.3)
loading : Context Support Macros / PDF (2004.10.26)
)Error (0): PDF file is damaged - attempting to reconstruct xref table...
 <e_sigw.pdf, id=1, 468.3066pt x 336.72198pt> <use e_sigw.pdf> [1{/usr/TeX/tex
mf-var/fonts/map/pdftex/updmap/pdftex.map} <./e_sigw.pdf>] (./test.aux))</usr/
Output written on test.pdf (1 page, 64642 bytes).
Transcript written on test.log.

Best wishes


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