[pdftex] pdftex core dump when including certain pdf files

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Sun Jul 17 01:55:26 CEST 2016

On Sat, 16 Jul 2016, Karl Berry wrote:
> As Ross said, FontWeight, ItalicAngle, Ascent, Descent, Leading,
> CapHeight, XHeight, StemH, AvgWidth, MaxWidth, MissingWidth are also all
> "numbers" (float).
> Norbert, could you easily remake your modified font with floating-point
> values for all the above and see if pdftex (ideally with or without

with poppler only StemV fails, all other values don't have any problem.

I simply uncompressed the plot.pdf and edited the 5 0 obj:
<</Type /FontDescriptor/FontName /TeX-mathx10/Flags 4/FontBBox [ 0 0 611 31 ]/ItalicAngle 86.246673/Ascent 31.5/Descent 0.78/CapHeight 0.44/XHeight 12.77/AvgWidth 24.55/MaxWidth 26.77/MissingWidth 21.44/StemH 45.44/StemV 322/FontFile 4 0 R>>

(random values) and compilation with pdftex/poppler (Debian variant)
worked as long as StemV was integer.


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