[pdftex] pdfTeX1.20a-rc7.1 problem with virtual fonts

Hartmut Henkel hartmut_henkel at gmx.de
Tue Aug 17 20:41:52 CEST 2004

On Tue, 17 Aug 2004, Roboco Sanchez wrote:

> After updated my MiKTeX this morning pdftex was upgraded from rc4 to
> rc7. The new version comes with the following problem. Same with other
> virtual fonts. No problem with dvips though.
> This is pdfTeX, Version 3.141592-1.20a-rc7.1 (MiKTeX 2.4)
> output format initialized to PDF
> (C:\texmf\tex\plain\base\testfont.tex
> Name of the font to test = putr8t
> Now type a test command (\help for help):)
> *\table\bye
> [1{psfonts.map}
> Error in processing VF font (putr8t.vf): PRE command expected, virtual font wil

Seems that this has just been fixed by Christian Schenk, see Newsgroup
de.comp.text.tex, Re: Fonts in pdfTeX nach Update, Date: Tue Aug 17
12:08:32 CEST 2004.

He writes that the fix can be found at:


Regards, Hartmut

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