[pdftex] Pdflatex error: Bad metric (TFM) file
roboco at gmail.com
Sun Aug 8 13:08:39 CEST 2004
Sorry, I should have made it clearer. But to be sure, could you list
the last 8 bytes of all your *AJensonPro*.tfm files? With the file
On Sun, 08 Aug 2004 06:34:34 -0400 (EDT), Ryuji Suzuki
<rs at silvergrain.org> wrote:
> From: Roboco Sanchez <roboco at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [pdftex] Pdflatex error: Bad metric (TFM) file
> Date: Sun, 8 Aug 2004 10:44:34 +0100
> > See if the last byte of your *--base.tfm files is 0x90 and the last
> > two bytes of your other tfm files are 0x90 0xBA. If that's the case
> > add one byte of 0xBA to all the *--base.tfm files and problem solved.
> Actually it wasn't the case, but there is some observation to that.
> Garamond series ends with 0000 0000 abaa, Prestige Elite series ends
> with 0000 0900 9a99. These are the ones that work. On the other hand,
> Adobe Jenson ends with 0000 0000 ff8d, 0000 0000 8d97, 0000 0000 ff8d,
> 0000 0000 559c, 0010 0000 9200, 0000 0000 c692. Myriad and Utopia also
> end with multiple patters like Jenson. These are the ones that cause
> error. I'm talking about the results of tail -c 6 $i | od -h applied
> to tfm files created by otftotfm.
> > What version is your OS? Is it SuSE 9? What version is LCDF Typetools?
> My environment is based on RedHat 9, but running kernel 2.6.7. I
> upgraded tetex, pdflatex and many other tools. LCDF typetools is 2.8.
> Ryuji Suzuki
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