[tex-live] segfault in pdflatex

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Fri Jan 29 14:32:00 CET 2010

On Do, 28 Jan 2010, Barret Rhoden wrote:
> pdflatex segfaults in libc when including graphics in specific
> circumstances in texlive-2009.  It is location-specific (certain
> location in the file - seems like when its near the top of a page).

Whcih distribution do you use?

Please report a bug there, that is NOT (!!!!) a TeX Live problem.

This is a consequence in linking the binaries with libpoppler
instead of the included xpdf lib.

That is, as seen in the backtrace, a bug in libpoppler and has nothing
to do with TeX Live.


> #1  0xb7e688c3 in GlobalParams::scanEncodingDirs() ()
> from /usr/lib/libpoppler.so.5 
> #2  0xb7e699cf in GlobalParams::GlobalParams(char const*) ()
> from /usr/lib/libpoppler.so.5 

Best wishes

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