acroread 9.5.5 (linux) shows binary garbadge after page numbers

Ulrike Fischer news3 at
Fri Aug 20 12:08:56 CEST 2021

Am Fri, 20 Aug 2021 11:45:46 +0200 schrieb Harald Koenig via

> Hi TL team,
> I just notice that with TL-2021 pdflatex, I see binary garbage after page numners (see upper left in attached screenshot).
> looking into the PDFs generated by TL-20 and TL-21 I see:
> ---8<---    TL-20  ---8<------8<------8<------8<------8<---
>   /PageLabels <<

pagelabels are created by hyperref, so make a minimal example and
report it in its issue tracker.

(but imho unicode is allowed there, this enables page labels in
other scripts, so probably the problem is really acroread.)

Ulrike Fischer

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