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Re: gpdf fails due to libfreetype bug

On Tue, 2004-05-18 at 10:02, Ondřej Surý wrote:
> On Tue, 2004-05-18 at 09:12 +0100, Stewart Jeacocke wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > Gpdf can't display any files created by pdflatex (#233255 [1]). It
> > appears that this problem is due to freetype and that it has been fixed
> > in the latest upstream release, 2.1.8, which was made in April see,
> > http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=129400
> > 
> > However, 2.1.8 hasn't yet been packaged for debian.
> > Would it be possible for someone to
> > make a i386 2.1.8 package availible somewhere so that I can confirm that
> > it fixes the bug?
> I will package it and put it in deb http://www.sury.org/debian/ in about
> half an hour..

Thanks for your help. This has fixed #233255 for me.

I put the following line into /etc/apt/sources
deb http://www.sury.org/debian/ ./

and then upgraded to your packaged version of 2.1.8 using
apt-get install libfreetype6=2.1.8-0.sury.org.1

I can now view 
fine in gpdf.

Thanks again


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