[tex-live] TL2004 pdftex crash on Mathematica font Math1.pfa

Hartmut Henkel hartmut_henkel at gmx.de
Sun Jan 16 14:39:40 CET 2005

On Sat, 15 Jan 2005, Thomas Esser wrote:

> > The included archive contains a test set where I can reproduce a
> > crash of TL2004 pdftex (segmentation fault). The crash only happens
> > when the Math1.pfa font is added to pdftex.map, which is why I have
> > added a pdftex.map to the archive. This archive is test-complete for
> > the crash.
> I can confirm the bug with the pdfetex binary of TeX Live 2004 on
> Linux. On the other hand, the version compiled from teTeX-2.99.9 (with
> the "avoid negative n" fix for xpdf/fofi/FoFiType1.cc, although I
> don't know if this matters here), I don't get a segfault.

FWIW, xpdf-3.00 can't even display file e_sigw.pdf here (debian woody,
i686), gives a segfault, both unpatched and with patches pl1 and pl2.

Regards, Hartmut

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