[NTG-pdftex] pdftex-1.30.2 is broken

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Thu Sep 1 22:20:02 CEST 2005


Thanh Han The wrote:

>On Wed, Aug 31, 2005 at 01:27:05PM +0200, Martin Schr?der wrote:
>  
>
>>On 2005-08-29 15:38:44 -0700, Thanh Han The wrote:
>>    
>>
>>>it seems that pdftex-1.30.2 is broken. When I run it on a
>>>rather complex document, it couldn't find some files in the
>>>current directory or in the standard texmf tree. This
>>>doesn't happen with 1.30.0. I am sorry that I cannot send
>>>the files to reproduce the bug. The error happens randomly
>>>and took me a few hours before I tried to run 1.30.0 against
>>>it.
>>>      
>>>
>>Do you have more details? Has anybody else seen the same
>>problems?
>>    
>>
>
>Radhakrisnan has experienced the same problem on Mac OSX,
>with pdftex binaries built from sources. Plus another guy
>with Linux Redhat i386.
>
>I have been gazing at the diff in sources in 1.30.0 and
>1.30.2, but couldn't find anything that seem suspicious.
>
>I will try to make some set of log files from kpathsea for
>comparison. Maybe Olaf or Karl can find something wrong.
>  
>
wild guess: since you mentioned the system execute ,,, there has been a change in that part, i.e. some \ifeof18  test; maybe there is some problem with the eof testing of other files now 

Hans 

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