Bug#473653: epstopdf is broken on SPARC
Hilmar Preusse wrote:
> On 31.03.08 Thiemo Seufer (email@example.com) wrote:
> > When run on sparc, epstopdf creates at least in some cases empty
> > (zero-byte) files instead of proper PDFs. It is easily reproducible
> > when trying to convert the attached file via:
> > # epstopdf discriminating-functions.eps
> > This causes an FTBFS of sbcl on the sparc buildd lebrun. I
> > reproduced the same problem on sperger. Other architectures than
> > sparc appear to be unaffected.
> Could this be a subsequent error from #453903 and friends?
Quite possibly so. I didn't analyze the failure beyond what I described.
Hppa isn't supported by sbcl, so I didn't test on that architecture.