Re: Poppler error: "floating point exception" (lenny)
On Sunday 19 December 2010 10:50:09 am Camaleón wrote:
> On Sun, 19 Dec 2010 19:20:10 +0000, Lisi wrote:
> > On Sunday 19 December 2010 16:37:01 Camaleón wrote:
> >> I am getting a "floating point exception" error message from Evince
> >> when opening some PDF files (a sample is linked bellow). The file gets
> >> opened but as soon as I'm reading pages (page 1, page 2, page 3...), at
> >> some point Evince closes by itself. When running Evince from command
> >> line, as soon as it breaks, I can see the above mentioned error.
> >> Can someone please confirm this problem?
> > I have tried both Evince and the GIMP.
> > Evince was fine started from the GUI. When started from the CLI it was
> > fine at first, but around the 6th page I looked at it crashed thus:
> > lisi@Tux:~$ evince KXTG7531-MUL.PDF
> > Floating point exception
> > lisi@Tux:~$
> Yep, thanks for confirming, Lisi! :-)
> > The GIMP failed, but with a different error message from that you got,
> > which was the same both when started from the GUI and when started from
> > the CLI. A box came up saying:
> > GIMP Message
> > Opening 'home/lisi/KXTG7531-MUL.PDF' failed: Portable Document Format
> > plug-In could not open image.
> Hum... you should get the same message than me. Try with this:
> gimp /home/lisi/KXTG7531-MUL.PDF
> Close the popup window of Gimp and review the error you get in console.
> Not sure what to do about this... Lenny only gets updates for security
> issues and this looks like a plain and harmless (though annoying) error,
> what do you people think, should I open a bug report for this? :-?
Squeeze (evince) handles pdf's much better than Lenny, one of the big reasons I
upgraded to Squeeze. The poppler 'stuff' has been getting improvements, good
reason to upgrade for me