[tex-live] pdflualatex pdf inclusion failure

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Thu Jul 17 23:37:59 CEST 2008

Karl Berry wrote:
>     just ./install-tl within the current svn tex-live/trunk/Master
>     directory, with install "I" into /usr/local/texlive/2008/ directory.
> On x86_64-linux, I'm guessing.  Indeed, those symlinks are not present
> in that bin dir.  Probably some missynchronization of fmtutil.cnf at the
> time the binaries were built.  It'll get fixed with the final builds.
>     and it runs through ok in valgrind (but shows errors).
> "Runs ok but shows errors"?  Aren't those contradictory?
> Anyway, what errors?  Backtrace from the core shows a crash in sscanf in
> luatexdir/utils.c:1550, ie,
>  if (sscanf((const char *) &str_pool[in], " %lf %lf %lf %lf "
> Apparently because `in' is a too-large number (198758976)
> which in turn is because that is the value of str_start[2103247].
> str_start[2103246] is ok (== 3), so I guess we've fallen off the end of
> the pool (into the deep end :).
> I don't think this is related to the DISABLE_OUTLINE or struct changes.

No, it isn't. I just assumed it would be because I had the impression
that this file had worked already (It can't have, it is a bug that 
persists even in current TRUNK). I will do a few tests and then upload
a new version in about 10-15 minutes.

Best wishes and sorry for all the hassle,

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