# [pdftex] Might this be a bug?

Ulrich Dirr ud at art-satz.de
Wed Jun 9 06:46:53 CEST 2004

Karl-Heinz Zimmer wrote:
> I tried this TeX sample with pdftex
>
> - ------------------------------------------------------------
> \pdffontexpand\font 20 20 5 autoexpand
>
> Lore ipsum ...
> \bye
> - ------------------------------------------------------------
>
> Got a strange result:
>
>     This is pdfeTeX, Version 3.141592-1.11b-2.1 (Web2C 7.5.2)
>      (/var/lib/texmf/web2c/cp8bit.tcx)
>     (Fatal format file error; I'm stymied)
>
> Do I have a defective installation or might this be a bug in
> pft(e)tex?
>
> Should I try to debug it, or is there a URL where I could learn how
> to fix my installation?

You should use the version of pdftex which supports this feature: the
new beta 1.20. Read the anouncement by Han The Thanh dated 2004/05/11.

Ulrich