[tex-live] gs reports error: "Embedded font uses undefined procedure(s)"

Frank Küster frank at kuesterei.ch
Fri Jun 29 12:21:20 CEST 2007

"Thanh Han The" <hanthethanh at gmail.com> wrote:

> with the minimal test file:
> ,--------
> | \font\f=bchb8y\f
> | Hello
> | \bye
> `--------
> the pdf produced by pdftex (1.40.3) and dvipdfm (0.13.2c)
> seems to make gs (AFPL Ghostscript 8.53 (2005-10-20) on debian linux)
> unhappy:
> Can it be a problem of gs?

What exactly did you do with gs?  I have here

$ gs latex/test/debian-tetex/fontprob.pdf 
GPL Ghostscript 8.54 (2006-05-17)
Copyright (C) 2006 artofcode LLC, Benicia, CA.  All rights reserved.
This software comes with NO WARRANTY: see the file PUBLIC for details.
Warning: the map file cidfmap was not found.
Processing pages 1 through 1.
Page 1
>>showpage, press <return> to continue<<

(that is GPL Ghostscript).

Regards, Frank
Frank Küster
Single Molecule Spectroscopy, Protein Folding @ Inst. f. Biochemie, Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer (teTeX/TeXLive)

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