[tex-live] uninitialized line number in pdfTeX

Werner LEMBERG wl at gnu.org
Sat Aug 13 07:44:51 CEST 2011

>> Unfortunately, I get ./WarningProb.texi:0: Could not find ...
>> instead of the bogus value.  Also on i386 GNU/Linux (specifically,
>> CentOS 5.6), with the same pdf(e)tex and texinfo.tex.  Sigh.
> I also get ./WarningProb.texi:0: Could not find ... on windows.  It
> seems that line is explicitly initialized to 0 in the tex.web (and
> in the pdftex.web) in @<Initialize the input routines@> so it may be
> difficult to investigate the cause of the problem.

Interesting.  Since I'm able to modify the line number by setting
MALLOC_PERTURB_ to different values, this initialization doesn't seem
to work.


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