[tex-live] Incorrect font metric information in LaTeX circle font

Rainer Schöpf rainer.schoepf at latex-project.org
Wed Apr 29 16:38:08 CEST 2009


the LaTeX test suite uncovered a problem with at least one tfm file, namely 
lcircle10.tfm from the latex-fonts package. For example, character 27 (O 33) 
should have these metrics:

   (CHARWD R 2.8)
   (CHARHT R 1.42)
   (CHARDP R 1.38)

(freshly generated by mktextfm a few minutes ago),

but the version in texlive has

   (CHARWD R 2.8)
   (CHARHT R 1.4249935)
   (CHARDP R 1.375008)

Note that the baseline is shifted by 0.025pt.

A quick glance over the tftopl output shows the same shift for a lot of the 

I'd be interested to understand how this happened.

 For the LaTeX Team
   Rainer Schöpf

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