[NTG-pdftex] [ pdftex-Bugs-242 ] Assertion failure when including pdf file without embedded fonts

h h extern pragma at wxs.nl
Sun Dec 5 21:39:47 CET 2004


Hartmut Henkel wrote:
> Not yet tried Akira's patch, but there is another problem (ooops they
> are piling up):
> 
> Formerly one could write "!foo.pfb" in the mapfile and the font file
> would not be embedded. So it's also documented. This has silently
> changed, now one can just write "foo.pfb" to have it not embedded.
> (Writing "<foo.pfb" would embed the subset, and "<<foo.pfb" the whole
> font.)
> 
> Now "!foo.pfb" will be treated by the inner pdftex workings as font with
> name "!foo.pfb" which is not found, obviously. So pdftex munges
> "!foo.pfb" and "foo.pfb" differently.

hm, i suggest to drop the ! (since we need the first char for +-=) and stick t < 
and <<

Hans

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