[XeTeX] Wacky behavior of XeLaTeX in TeXLive 2011

Mojca Miklavec mojca.miklavec.lists at gmail.com
Mon Nov 7 10:40:30 CET 2011

On Sun, Nov 6, 2011 at 16:01, Alessandro Ceschini wrote:
> Le 31/10/2011 19:47, Alessandro Ceschini a écrit :
> Hi
> My problem is kind of complicated:
> 1. After processing a XeLaTeX source file the yellow lines the
> cross-reference between pdf and source file and vice versa is completely
> broken.
> 2. This happens after I updated to Ubuntu 11.10, TexLive 2011 and texWorks
> 0.5, previously I was using Ubuntu 11.04, TexLive 2010 and texWorks
> something before 0.5.
> 3. I don't know if this has something to do with that, but I also get fake
> fontspec errors, I mean I don't see any problem in the output, even though,
> according to the output panel, there should be some.
> At first I thought this had something to do with TeXWorks:
> http://code.google.com/p/texworks/issues/detail?id=550#makechanges but then
> they told me the SyncTeX code is to be blamed for that.
> Greetings
> --
> Alessandro Ceschini
> Hello
> So, am I the only one down here to have experienced problems with TeXLive
> and XeLaTeX after having updated to TexLive 2011?

No, probably you are not. There are known problems that have been
fixed in branch 2011:

But Ubuntu probably just took the released version and not the branch
with fixes. Also, unless I'm mistaken, I'm not aware of official TL
distribution shipping patched binaries either and I don't exactly
understand why since the mechanism to ship new binaries is in place.


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