[tex-live] [tex-k] Bug#266718: dvips font inclusion broken in TeXlive

Dylan Thurston dthurston at barnard.edu
Wed May 2 06:23:48 CEST 2007

On Wed, May 02, 2007 at 10:13:43AM +0900, Akira Kakuto wrote:
> Hi Norbert,
> > We found a bug that *was* fixed in some prior dvips version, but later
> > not: The problem is to make it short:
> > If a font is used in an included eps AND in the main document, AND is
> > only partially downloaded, some glyphs can be missing in the eps file.
> In such a case, font is fully downloaded irrespective of -j0 and -j1
> in the fixed dvips, and 5.96 is a fixed one.
> I cannot reproduce the bug. See the attached zip file,
> which contains fig.mp, test.tex, fig.0 and test.ps.

Let me confirm that dvips(k) 5.96 from the Debian package
(debian-metapost 2007-5) exhibits the buggy behaviour, and not the
behaviour in the zip file that was attached.

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