On Wed, Dec 24, 2008 at 2:21 PM, Taco Hoekwater <taco@elvenkind.com> wrote:
> Alan STONE wrote:
>>> Nope,  couldn't do it. I am _almost_ sorry to say that luatex on
>>> linux-64 is behaving fine. Mojca (or someone else that has this
>>> 'Parsing CFF' problem), can you try to pinpoint the problem in a
>>> debugger?
>> Which debugger Taco ?
> A source debugger (like gdb). You'll also need to comment out the
> "$STRIP "$B"/texk/web2c/luatex" line in build.sh, otherwise the
> debugger cannot use symbols.
> The message is produced by font/writecff.c, line 820:
>    pdftex_fail("Parsing CFF DICT failed. (error=%d)", status);
> you can set a breakpoint there, but the error happens earlier.
> The (error=-1) actually signifies a CFF parsing (decoding) error,
> but that does not help much in finding the problem. What is needed
> is at least a stack backtrace, and probably also the current location
> inside the CFF file.
> Best wishes,
> Taco
There's a windows version at http://www.equation.com/servlet/equation.cmd?call=gdb
and I'm trying to figure out how to use this thing. That's for the day after tomorrow. To be continued...