[XeTeX] XeTeX and Vista

Arno Trautmann Arno.Trautmann at gmx.de
Sun Apr 27 21:12:49 CEST 2008

Ulrike Fischer schrieb:
> 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

That doesn‘t work. Just the same as with pdf.

> xdvipdfmx -vv test
> And you could try to (re)build the caches:
> fc-cache --verbose  or
> fc-cache --verbose --force 

That seemed to work. But I get the outputs ”skipping“, ”misssing 
directory“, ”permission denied“, and in the end ”fc-cache: succeeded“.
After that I still cannot compile.


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