[pdftex] pdftex hangs

Martin Schroeder ms at artcom-gmbh.de
Thu May 29 01:20:40 CEST 2003

On 2003-05-28 15:48:09 -0400, Welch, Ivo wrote:
> I have a very long latex book document with some complex definitions and 
> chapters.  I know the book compiles under ordinary latex.  Under 

Do you use hyperref?

> pdflatex, inside a table (with shaded boxes, etc.), pdflatex enters into 
> an infinite loop.  Now, if I \includeonly{} the chapter in which 
> pdflatex hangs (that is when I compile the full document), this chapter 
> can be pdflatex'ed without problem.  The hang can be replicated.

I would be very surprised if something would be broken in pdfTeX;
most likely some macros are different when pdfTeX is producing PDF.

Does it also happen with \pdfoutput=0?

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