[gs-devel] bug status report - 10-15-2003

Jack Moffitt jack at artifex.com
Wed Oct 15 08:40:26 PDT 2003


SUMMARY
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Total issues		:	167
Total bugs		:	145
Total enhancements	:	22
New bugs		:	12
Closed bugs		:	15
New potential bugs	:	00
Open potential bugs	:	01
Fixed potential bugs	:	00
New customer bugs	:	02
Open customer bugs	:	39
Fixed customer bugs	:	02
New top-ten bugs	:	00
Open top-ten bugs	:	11
Fixed top-ten bugs	:	00

Closers 		:	igor (10), dan (1), ralph (1), jack (2),
				alex (1)

NEW BUGS
--------

#687071 - INTERNAL - Default vmthreshold isn't sufficient for pdfwrite
submitted by: igor
assigned: igor

pdfwrite fails to embed a single CIDFontType2 with a single glyph.

#687073 - USER - cannot convert a ps file to pdf
assign: igor

The attached test file converts to PDF without error, but the
resulting pdf causes errors in Acrobat Reader and xpdf.

#687074 - INTERNAL - The old TT outliner is inprecise
submitted by: igor
assigned: igor

Igor opened this bug just to document an unpleasant feature of the old
code.  This bug doesn't require a fix, becuse the old code will be
replaced soon.  The bug to be closed after it is discussed.

#687075 - INTERNAL - A bug in dropout prevention
submitted by: igor
assigned: igor

A minor bug is found in dropout prevention code. Sometimes it
unreasonably shifted stems in 1 pixel. A patch is attached. It causes
a massive text rendering difference.

#687076 - INTERNAL - MSVC compiler warning
submitted by: igor
assign: ray?

The attached patch was submitted to code review but received no
response.
#687079 - INTERNAL - 289-01.ps fails
submitted by: igor
assign: ??

289-01.ps fails.  With -dNOOUTERSAVE it prints an error message to the
raster.  Without -dNOOUTERSAVE it fails with /typecheck in --put--.

#687080 - CUSTOMER - /typecheck in --get--
customer: #710
assign: ray?

Running the attached file in GS from CVS HEAD errors with /typecheck
in --get--.  This apparently happens because of a call currentgray in
the PaintProc.

#687081 - CUSTOMER - PDF file produces incomplete tiff, fails to run in
		     display device
customer: #770
assign: ray?

The attached file fails with a rangecheck error in the display device,
and produces an incomplete tiff file with the tiffpack driver.  It
runs fine in Adobe Reader and also in xpdf.


OPEN POTENTIAL ISSUES
---------------------
#458780 - raph - Illustrator 9 transparency rangecheck

OPEN CUSTOMER ISSUES
--------------------
#493348 - ray - Add image smoothing for better display
#578865 - jeong - Colors missing in AI9 file.
#592837 - raph - tranparency rendering different
#601336 - ralph - MacOS Native Font Support
#607850 - ray - Problem processing CIDFontType2 -- undefined in get
#610356 - raph - Banding in the gradient
#617077 - ray - /limitcheck in --setpagedevice--
#626464 - ray - /undefined in Adobe_level2_AI5
#628110 - raph - conversion to tiff produces black page
#634036 - ray - additional lines in gradient.
#651644 - ray - mixed italic and nonitalic letters
#661171 - ray - blends incorrect at high resolutions
#667301 - raph - x11cymk crash
#674417 - ray - Problem with embedded device being removed by GC
#680301 - jack - pdfwrite font problems
#681469 - raph - image mask not working
#686770 - ralph - non-carbon code in gdevmacxf.c 
#686779 - ray - /ioerror in --token--
#686782 - raph - PDF 1.4 transparency incorrect and slow
#686796 - dan - tiffg4 device and incorrect halftone frequency
#686803 - ray - Font sheet problem
#686824	- ray - borders are incorrect in pdf file
#686841 - ray - bbox device issue
#686850 - ray - /rangecheck in --get-- with -dDOPDFMARKS
#686859 - ray - currentfile file position off by 2048
#686883 - raph - /rangecheck in --.discardtransparencygroup--
#686958 - ray - /undefined in --get--
#686959 - ray - fonts show up as empty boxes
#687015 - ray - text missing in pdf file
#687047 - ray - fonts renamed in resulting pdf file
#687048 - igor - fonts not rendered correctly
#687050 - igor - setscreen operator lost with pswrite device
#687052 - igor - freehand patterns cause infinite loop

OPEN TOP-TEN ISSUES
-------------------
#458775 - raph - Illustrator 9 shading/masking bugs
#535366 - raph - /VMerror in .pushpdf14devicefilter
#611898 - raph - transparency rendering incorrect
#664484 - raph - transparency rendered incorrectly
#673124 - raph - /rangecheck in --.buildshading2--
#686778 - ray - /undefined in --get-- in postscript file
#686789 - dan - gradients wrong after pdfwrite
#686860 - ray - black background in postscript file
#686885 - ray - bad paths in pdf
#686980 - ray - stripes in pdf
#687069 - igor - pattern problem patch



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