[pdftex] pdftex 1.10a: Linux vs Solaris
ikh at awaresw.com
Fri Jun 13 15:45:38 CEST 2003
Please find within.
> > ...
> > http://awaresw.com/download/pdftex/test_solaris.pdf
> > http://awaresw.com/download/pdftex/test_linux.pdf
> > These files have several differences ... what I meant was that it is not
> > just the difference in creation date field.
> * /CreationDate
> * Changes in the "random" part of font names that only contain
> a subset of glyphs.
> * The linux pdf file have an encoding object that contains the
> differences for the glyph at position zero and the used glyphs.
> The solaris file contains a much longer encoding object, probably
> all glyphs, also the glyphs where there is no difference.
> Also the position of the object is an other: in the solaris
> version the object comes before the embedded font file,
> in the linux version afterwards.
Why are the two items above different? I thought that cmr10 was included
into tetex, and therefore should be exactly the same on Linux and Solaris
... should it not? Does pdftex use any OS dependent font resources?
> * Of course the changed size and position of the encoding object
> leads to an other xref table.
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