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

Markus markuskrebs at web.de
Sat Feb 16 08:06:13 CET 2008

Hi Alan!

At 22:33 15.02.2008, you wrote:
>Hi all,
>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.

No problem with latest MikTeX 2.7 on XP SP 2.

  *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)

This bug seems to be related to "Alan".


>Hello, world!
>It only happens with pst-pdf, but I don't think it's pst-pdf's fault.
>Some corroboration would be helpful for purposes of filing a bug report.
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