[pstricks] pst-pdf crashes pdfLaTeX under MiKTeX 2.7!!!

Herbert Voss Herbert.Voss at FU-Berlin.DE
Fri Feb 15 23:50:53 CET 2008

Alan Ristow schrieb:

> I am fairly certain that this is a bug related to the most recent MiKTeX 
> update (a superficially similar problem with LaTeX and nfssfont was 
> reported on comp.text.tex this morning), but I'm hoping that somebody 
> can confirm this before I report it. I'm running MiKTeX 2.7 with Vista 
> Home Premium.
> The minimal example below runs fine with LaTeX and produces the expected 
> DVI. With pdfLaTeX it runs nearly to completion before Windows pops up a 
> message saying "pdflatex.exe has stopped working." To look at the log 
> file you'd never know it had crashed, but the PDF file it leaves behind 
> is corrupt and cannot be opened.
> \documentclass{minimal}
> \usepackage{pst-pdf}
> \begin{document}
> Hello, world!
> \end{document}

no problem with miktex2.7 and vista and latest updates:

*File List*
minimal.cls    2001/05/25 Standard LaTeX minimal class
pst-pdf.sty    2007/06/04 v1.1p PS graphics for pdfLaTeX (RN,HjG)
graphicx.sty    1999/02/16 v1.0f Enhanced LaTeX Graphics (DPC,SPQR)
  keyval.sty    1999/03/16 v1.13 key=value parser (DPC)
graphics.sty    2006/02/20 v1.0o Standard LaTeX Graphics (DPC,SPQR)
    trig.sty    1999/03/16 v1.09 sin cos tan (DPC)
graphics.cfg    2007/01/18 v1.5 graphics configuration of teTeX/TeXLive
  pdftex.def    2007/06/12 v0.04h Graphics/color for pdfTeX
pstricks.sty    2008/01/22 v0.36 LaTeX wrapper for `PSTricks' (RN,HV)
pstricks.tex    2008/01/01 v1.20 `PSTricks' (tvz)
  xcolor.sty    2007/01/21 v2.11 LaTeX color extensions (UK)
   color.cfg    2007/01/18 v1.5 color configuration of teTeX/TeXLive
preview.sty    2006/08/25 11.84 (AUCTeX/preview-latex)
   dvips.def    1999/02/16 v3.0i Driver-dependant file (DPC,SPQR)


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