[tex-live] TeXLive2007: Bug in (Xe)TeX for 64bit and big endianess
John R. Culleton
john at wexfordpress.com
Wed Jun 6 16:20:18 CEST 2007
On Wednesday 09 May 2007 05:33, Hans Hagen wrote:
> Frank � wrote:
> > So we're left with fixing the bugs, but that is, unfortunately,
> > *not* just a question of taking the xpdf patch, applying it to
> > the sources and recompiling the packages. That would be
> > relatively easy and per se not a reason for a switch to poppler.
> > The real problem is that in almost all cases, the published patch
> > does not apply because the copies of xpdf in pdftex, pdftohtml,
> > cups, forgotwhat all have slightly different versions. Plus we
> > need to support our stable distribution, which meant patching
> > xpdf 1.x, 2.x and 3.x at some point in Debian (with sometimes two
> > or more different values for each x).
I am as usual confused. On my Slackware Linux system xpdf is just one
of several available pdf viewers. I much prefer kpdf (KDE) or when it
works Acrobat Reader.
Is this thread discussing something else?
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