[tex-live] last-minute xetex bug [was: last-minute pdftex bug]

Jonathan Kew jonathan_kew at sil.org
Fri Jan 5 14:45:54 CET 2007

On 5 Jan 2007, at 1:18 pm, Taco Hoekwater wrote:

> Hi,
> I have just committed a two-line change to texmfmp.c that fixes a
> bug in the new 'pipe input' code that would cause pdftex to segfault
> whenever pipes were used (#3153).
> It was not noticed before because the pdftex beta releases used a
> different implementation from the one in TeXLive.
> I hope this is still in time. When is (was?) the final freeze planned?

I also hope there will be another build of all binaries before the  
release :) as I have just committed #3154, which fixes an issue where  
xetex was not handling optical sizing correctly with some new Adobe  
fonts. (Recently reported on the xetex mailing list with reference to  
Arno Pro.)


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