[pdftex] bug report: pdflatex given segmentation fault
oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de
Mon May 22 18:07:27 CEST 2006
On Mon, May 22, 2006 at 05:08:46PM +0200, holop ferenc wrote:
> hmm, Heiko Oberdiek said that
> > On Fri, May 19, 2006 at 06:13:40PM +0200, Pieter Eendebak wrote:
> > > Running pdflatex (version is at the end of this mail) on the following
> > > file gives a segmentation fault:
> > > pdfeTeX 3.141592-1.21a-2.2 (Web2C 7.5.4)
> > I cannot reproduce this with:
> > pdfTeX 3.141592-1.40.0-beta-20060213-2.2 (Web2C 7.5.5)
> > Thus try a more uptodate pdfTeX.
> i don't think it's a good idea ushering (casual) users
> to upgrade to beta software... or is it? :)
a) "more uptodate" doesn't necessarily mean beta software
there are many releases in between.
b) It is better to use a release with bugs, than beta software
that fixes the bugs?
c) pdfTeX is free software. Its users may help the pdfTeX
developers by trying beta or even alpha software.
Heiko <oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de>
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