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

taco hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Mon Aug 14 20:28:41 CEST 2006


Hartmut Henkel wrote:
> On Mon, 14 Aug 2006, Martin Schröder wrote:
>> Obviously the change of \pdfoutput confuses pdfTeX.
> 
> it's a silly loop through fix_pdfoutput, pdf_error, succumb,
> close_files_and_terminate to fix_pdfoutput again.
> 
> No clear idea yet what the right way is to break the loop.

Perhaps a succumb() is called for. If someone fiddles with
\pdfoutput after something has already been written, chances
are that the output will be junk anyway.

Taco


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