[pdftex] pdftex-1.20a-rc6 is available

Gerolf pdftex at GDBrettschneider.de
Sun Aug 1 18:10:19 CEST 2004

The Thanh Han wrote:

>pdftex-1.20a-rc6 is available (sources + djgpp binaries) at
>this version fixed 2 problems with auto font expansion and margin
>kerning. If no further problem is found, we expect to release pdftex-1.20a soon
I downloaded the pdfetex djgpp binary dated 2004/07/26.

1. On Windows XP, it crashes during iniTeX run, saying:

   Exiting due to signal SIGSEGV
   General Protection Fault at eip=00119033
   eax=fffb0000 ebx=fffb0000 ecx=0000029c edx=fffc0000 esi=00001680 
   ebp=00270370 esp=0027035c program=R:\PROGRA~1\TEXMF\BIN\PDFETEX.EXE
   cs: sel=01a7  base=029c0000  limit=7d62ffff
   ds: sel=01af  base=029c0000  limit=7d62ffff
   es: sel=01af  base=029c0000  limit=7d62ffff
   fs: sel=017f  base=00009740  limit=0000ffff
   gs: sel=01bf  base=00000000  limit=0010ffff
   ss: sel=01af  base=029c0000  limit=7d62ffff
   App stack: [00270420..001f0420]  Exceptn stack: [001f02fc..001ee3bc]

   Call frame traceback EIPs:

2. This does not happen on MS-Dos 6.0, but the binary produces broken
PDF output files which Acrobat Reader refuses to open.


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