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Re: problem generating PDF output for large DebianDoc docs

Atsuhito Kohda (kohda@pm.tokushima-u.ac.jp) wrote:
> From: Ardo van Rangelrooij <ardo@debian.org>
> Subject: problem generating PDF output for large DebianDoc docs
> Date: Sun, 21 Apr 2002 21:26:47 -0500
> > After somewhat more rigorous testing on some larger documents it appears that
> > we run into the default pool sizes of LaTeX.  I'm not sure where exactly the
> > boundary lies, but the debian-policy (350K) is definitely too big to be turned
> > into a PDF document; the PS version can be generated without a problem.
> > 
> > The culprit is the added support for the complete ISO character entity set.
> > This is done (amongst others) by using the 'amssymb' LaTeX package which
> > takes up a lot of space.
> > 
> > I'm not exactly sure what to do.  I could take out the support for the ISO
> > character entities requiring the offending LaTeX package for now so we can
> > at least have all this working for woody and resolve the problem with the
> > appropriate authoritives on Debian's LaTeX packages in woody+1.
> > 
> > Any other thoughts?
> If tetex-bin >= 1.0.7+20011202-5.1 then it might help you 
> to add /etc/texmf/texmf.d/90boot (or something appropriate 
> name) which containes the line
> pool_size = 500000
> (or similar) and run update-texmf.
> Sorry if the problem is completely different from what I guessed.

No, that's exactly in the right area.  But I did what you suggested and
I still get the same error.  I somehow have got the feeling I might have
to rebuild the LaTeX format and how do I do that?

Ardo van Rangelrooij
home email: ardo@debian.org
home page:  http://people.debian.org/~ardo
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