[XeTeX] Inconsistent rendering across different computers

Jonathan Kew jfkthame at googlemail.com
Tue Jul 21 22:15:42 CEST 2009

On 21 Jul 2009, at 20:58, Brian Aydemir wrote:

> On Tue, Jul 21, 2009 at 13:30, George N. White III  
> <gnwiii at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 21, 2009 at 12:09 PM, Vafa  
> Khalighi<vafa at users.berlios.de> wrote:
> > Also see http://tug.org/mailman/htdig/tex-live/2008-November/019016.html 
>  and
> > http://tug.org/mailman/htdig/tex-live/2008-November/019017.html
> Have you tried TL2009?  Unicode-math has been working for me with  
> Asana
> in Ubuntu-9.04 (64-bit).  If the 64-bit binaries have prpblems, you  
> can
> probably use i386-linux xetex binaries in 64bit linux:
> 1) extract xetex.i386-linux.tar.xz to a scratch directory
> 2) mv bin/i386-linux to <texlive>/bin
> 3) PATH="<texlive>/bin/i386-linux:$PATH"
> This seems to work (you may need the 32-bit compatibility libs), but I
> only tested a couple files.
> Assuming that I installed things correctly, the current TL2009  
> pretest doesn't resolve the issue in my case.  It doesn't seem to  
> matter whether I use i386-linux or x86_64-linux.

Oh, so it's not a 64-bit issue? That was my initial impression.

Is it a case of getting the wrong glyphs, or the right glyphs but they  
don't look good? If the latter, have you tried different PDF viewers?


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