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

Hartmut Henkel hartmut_henkel at gmx.de
Mon Aug 14 19:22:43 CEST 2006


On Mon, 14 Aug 2006, Taco Hoekwater wrote:

> 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
> :-(

Not here. Weird.

This is pdfTeXk, Version 3.141592-1.40.0-beta-20060811 (Web2C 7.5.5)
(format=pdftex 2006.8.14)  14 AUG 2006 19:21
 %&-line parsing enabled.
**xx
(./xx.tex
[1{/usr/local/texlive/2005/texmf-var/fonts/map/pdftex/updmap/pdftex.m
ap}] )<./cmr10.pfb>
Output written on xx.pdf (1 page, 3991 bytes).
PDF statistics:
 11 PDF objects out of 1000 (max. 8388607)
 0 named destinations out of 1000 (max. 131072)
 5 words of extra memory for PDF output out of 10000 (max. 10000000)

Regards, Hartmut


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