[NTG-pdftex] pdftex-1.30.2 is broken

Akira Kakuto kakuto at fsci.fuk.kindai.ac.jp
Fri Sep 2 02:36:05 CEST 2005


Hi Thanh,

> After some tries I found that that when shell_escape is set
> to 'f' then there is a problem with the new version but not
> with the old version. However when it is set to 't' then the
> problem went away in both versions.
> 

Please test by applying (temporarily) the following patch to tex.ch:

Thanks
Akira


--- tex.ch.orig	Sat Aug 13 20:47:02 2005
+++ tex.ch	Fri Sep 02 09:26:13 2005
@@ -4967,7 +4967,7 @@
       end;
     pool_ptr:=str_start[str_ptr];  {erase the string}
     end
-  else begin print("disabled");
+  else begin print("disabled"); pool_ptr:=str_start[str_ptr];
   end;
   print_char("."); print_nl(""); print_ln;
 end;


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