[pdftex] pdftex core dump when including certain pdf files

Andre Wobst wobsta at wobsta.de
Fri Jul 15 17:53:35 CEST 2016

Hi Ross,

On Fri, Jul 15, 2016 at 03:06:01AM +0000, Ross Moore wrote:
> Not according to Acrobat/Preflight.
> There is (also ?) an  /ItalicAngle key missing in the font.  (see image)

thanks for the report. Turns out that the ItalicAngle*s* typo has nothing to do
with pdftex, but originates from PyX, where the (unrelated) bug of non-integer
StemV values in pdftex discussed in this thread was observed.

Thanks for the details shown in your analysis. I wasn't aware of this nice
acrobat feature identifying such issues in PDF files. Good to know, really!
While I'm constantly using acrobat prefligh to analyse and sometimes fix
various PDF files I collect elsewhere, I just did know this report type.

I've just fixed it in PyX (https://sourceforge.net/p/pyx/code/3683/).



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