[pdftex] pdftex core dump when including certain pdf files

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Thu Jul 21 23:03:36 CEST 2016

On 2016-07-21 at 10:15:22 +0900, Norbert Preining wrote:

 > Hi all,
 > >  http://tug.org/svn/texlive/trunk/Master/tlpkg/tlgs/lib/cidfmap.TeXLive
 > This file is BTW quite obsolete, please see
 > 	https://www.preining.info/blog/software-projects/cjk-fonts-ghostscript/
 > a script that is included in TeX Live (cjk-gs-integrate) for auto-generating
 > these files including the necessary links.
 > On the above page there is in the second half also lots of technical
 > details about how the fonts need to be set up, encodings etc.

Thanks for the link.  I looked at it briefly and it indeed provides a
lot of information.  I'll read it calmly next weekend.

 > The problem is that with newer MacOS eg, lotss of fonts have moved
 > into ttc (true type collections) and Ghostscript does not properly
 > support them.  There are lots of problems with newer fonts,
 > unfortunately.

Are Ghostscript developers aware if these problems?


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