[gs-bugs] [Bug 691908] Interpretation of PDF with embedded CIDFont fails

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Wed Jan 26 10:09:50 UTC 2011


http://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=691908

--- Comment #6 from Ken Sharp <ken.sharp at artifex.com> 2011-01-26 10:09:49 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #5)
> The patch ( rev 12062 ) works fine for viewing or generating TIFF/G4
> 
> But if you want to create PDF ( this is important for us, because we want
> generate PDF/A ), the generation of PDF fails !

It would be helpful to state in what way it 'fails'. Do you mean it gives an
error ? Produces an invalid file ? Crashes ? Something else ?

For me this enters an endless loop processing the ToUnicode CMap for the SimSun
font. Since the ToUnicode CMap is normally only processed when the device is
pdfwrite its not too surprising that Alex didn't discover this earlier.

Since the ToUnicode CMap is handled in the PDF interpreter leaving assignment
as is for now.

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