CMap issue in PDF file generated with recent TeX Live + Ghostscript

Ulrike Fischer news3 at
Sat Oct 30 01:06:54 CEST 2021

Am Fri, 29 Oct 2021 12:07:03 +0200 schrieb Vincent Lefevre:

> Is there a way to avoid the load of glyphtounicode (while still
> allowing \pdfgentounicode=1 for users who need to add their own
> \pdfglyphtounicode entries) so that the obtained PDF conforms to
> the original definition of ToUnicode CMaps?

Well you could put an empty glyphtounicode.tex into the path and
then regenerate the format.

But if the core problem is that you are assigning more than one code
point to the ligature

 \pdfglyphtounicode{ffi}{0066 0066 0069}

and that ghostscript can't handle this correctly 
then imho an empty glyphtounicode.tex  is only a workaround.

Ulrike Fischer

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