[tex-live] [pretest] pdfcrop crashes when called from certain directory

Herbert Voss Herbert.Voss at FU-Berlin.DE
Mon Apr 25 16:43:19 CEST 2016

Uwe Siart schrieb:
> Zdenek Wagner <zdenek.wagner at gmail.com> writes:
>> As Heiko wrote, pdfcrop tests for unsafe characters in the file name
>> and if such characters are present, a temporary file is used. Thus I
>> got an idea that there may be a problem with some exact number of
>> characters in the file name during this test, one character less or
>> one character more is OK. But it is just my guess.
> Now I found that the crash of pdfcrop happens only during the complete
> conversion chain, i.e. when pdfcrop is preceded by
> latex s-params
> dvips s.params
> ps2pdf s-params.ps
> then
> pdfcrop s-params.pdf

Does it also crash with

xelatex s-params
pdfcrop s-params


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