[XeTeX] XeTeX and Vista

Ulrike Fischer news2 at nililand.de
Sun Apr 27 15:55:40 CEST 2008

Am Sun, 27 Apr 2008 15:21:11 +0200 schrieb Arno Trautmann:

>>> \font\myfont="DS-Garamont" at 14pt
>>> test
>>> \bye
>>> causes XeTeX to stop (not any output) and holding nearly 50% of CPU.
>>> I have MikTeX 2.7, Windows Vista.
>>> Is this a known bug? 
>> do you have DS-Garamont on Vista? And is this the correct font name?
> Yes, I have the font and with linux I could use it just this way.
>> Want happens if you try e.g. "Arial"?
> The same result.

Your code works fine for me (with Arial), but I have WinXP. You could
try to separate the two steps to get more info:

xetex --no-pdf test
xdvipdfmx -vv test

And you could try to (re)build the caches:

fc-cache --verbose  or
fc-cache --verbose --force 

Ulrike Fischer 

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