[NTG-pdftex] [PATCH v4] Allow .enc files for bitmap PK fonts

Pali Rohár pali.rohar at gmail.com
Mon Dec 18 15:50:57 CET 2017

On Monday 18 December 2017 15:46:13 Hans Hagen wrote:
> > For pdftex patches, I specially prepared different enc files to test
> > that pdftex with my patches does not crash (either print fatal warning
> > or produce PDF) and that I always get PDF file rendered in same way as
> > enc files must not affect how PDF file is rendered. And I observed
> > problem when enc file contain one glyph name more times, therefore I
> > added that code which deals with duplicates.
> well, if you apply that patch, then at least let pdftex complain very loud
> on the console and in the log that the resulting pdf is probably bugged
> (even with the patch) due to conflicts in the encoding

In my patch is pdftex_warn() which cause warning on console. Resulting
PDF is not buggy as duplicate glyph names are replaced by "a<num>" (same
glyph name as before my patch).

> (i don't mind that much about a patch because i don't use pdftex so i'm
> unlikely to be a victim of such a bad font .. so in the end it's karl who
> has to agree)

Ok, so it is up to Karl now. Changing pdftex_warn() to fatal error is
trivial if is better to disallow usage of such broken enc files.

Pali Rohár
pali.rohar at gmail.com

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