[NTG-context] new beta

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Sat Jul 11 23:26:54 CEST 2015


On 7/11/2015 1:15 PM, Pablo Rodriguez wrote:
> On 07/11/2015 10:53 AM, Hans Hagen wrote:
>> On 7/11/2015 7:17 AM, Pablo Rodriguez wrote:
>>> [...]
>>> I’m afraid that newotf crashes with this sample:
>>> [...]
>> define crashes ... i donwloaded the font, ran mtxrun --generate and
>> remade the font database and this works:
>>
>>       [GFS Didot Classic]
>
> I have this font installed too and I’m afraid it gives the same error.
>
> The fonts I meant are these ones:
> http://www.greekfontsociety.gr/GFS_DIDOT_OT.zip. (GFS Didot Classic is a
> slightly different font.)
>
> With crashing I meant no PDF generation because a not found font. The
> font is there (log attached):
>
> $ fc-list GFSDidot
> /usr/share/fonts/ousia/GFSDidotBoldItalic.otf: GFS Didot:style=Bold Italic
> /usr/share/fonts/ousia/GFSDidotBold.otf: GFS Didot,GFS Didot Rg:style=Bold
> /usr/share/fonts/ousia/GFSDidotItalic.otf: GFS Didot:style=Italic
> /usr/share/fonts/ousia/GFSDidot.otf: GFS Didot:style=Regular
>
> And if I don’t load the newotf module, the font is loaded fine:
>
> used file       >    7: filename=/usr/share/fonts/ousia/GFSDidot.otf
> format=otf foundname=/usr/share/fonts/ousia/GFSDidot.otf usedmethod=direct
>
> This is weird, since if I load a non-existent font (such as
> Impossibila), compilation generates a PDF file. No glyph replacement, of
> course,
>
> Sorry, but not even adding either of this options works with newotf:
>
>      tf=file:GFSDidot.otf
>
>      tf=style:regular
>
> What am I doing wrong?

That is a weird error as when no font is found and loaded nothing gets 
passed to the backend so this error is weird.

Hans

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