[NTG-pdftex] latest beta goes into an eternal error loop

Martin Schröder martin at oneiros.de
Mon Aug 14 19:14:12 CEST 2006

2006/8/14, Taco Hoekwater <taco at elvenkind.com>:
> I've found a problem in the latest beta. Previous versions of
> pdftex would crash (segfault) on this input:
>    {\pdfoutput=1 \immediate \pdfobj stream {}}Hello\bye
> The latest beta gives a nice "you can't change \pdfoutput"
> error, but it keeps on repeating that error message until
> the harddisk is full :-(

I can't reproduce this:
This is pdfTeX, Version 3.141592-1.40.0-beta-20060811 (Web2C 7.5.5)
entering extended mode
(./loop.tex [1{/home/ms/.texmf-var/fonts/map/pdftex/updmap/pdftex.map}] )</opt/
Output written on loop.pdf (1 page, 3992 bytes).
Transcript written on loop.log.


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