[XeTeX] Segmentation fault in xdvipdfmx

Jonathan Kew jfkthame at googlemail.com
Tue Jun 2 07:13:15 CEST 2009

On 1 Jun 2009, at 23:36, maxwell wrote:

> On Sun, 31 May 2009 16:28:42 +0100, Jonathan Kew <jfkthame at googlemail.com 
> >
> wrote:
>> Any chance of narrowing down the range of
>> your document that (sometimes) leads to the crash, perhaps by  
>> repeated
>> bisection?
> It's unclear to me what parts of the .xdv file I can chop out and  
> still get
> xdvipdfmx to work on it?  I chopped off the last 100 or so lines,  
> but got
> the ff. error:
> ------------
> DVI ID = 10
> ** ERROR ** Something is wrong. Are you sure this is a DVI file?
> Output file removed.
> ------------
> Can I safely chop stuff out of the middle?

Sorry, I meant the source (latex) file... you can't cut parts out of  
the xdv file. But it should be possible to eliminate sections of the  
source document, re-run xelatex, and see whether the resulting xdv  
still (sometimes) crashes xdvipdfmx.


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