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

Uwe Siart usenet at siart.de
Tue Apr 26 07:23:48 CEST 2016

Reinhard Kotucha <reinhard.kotucha at web.de> writes:

> Maybe the MS-DOS batch file provided by the external Ghostscript is
> the culprit. All these batch files are quite old and probably not
> maintained for decades.

Ok. I will keep this possibility in mind and continue to observe the

Many thanks to all who racked their brains about this weird problem. For
the time being I think it's not worth to put more effort (and more list
traffic) into this. The reproducibility of this phenomenon is so bad (I
can't even reproduce it myself in other directories or on other
computers) and it is so singular that further investigation would mean a
lot of effort for a little gain.


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