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Re: "à" in title makes damaged pdf

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: "à" in title makes damaged pdf
Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2013 07:41:17 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Jan Nieuwenhuizen <address@hidden> writes:

> Frédéric Bron writes:
>> It is due to a bug in ghostscript. I submitted a bug report 29th of
>> Nov (2012) and it is now corrected. But it will take time until the
>> new version of ghostscript comes to everybody's distribution.
> Do you have a patch to go with this?  We could put the patch into GUB
> right away.

LilyPond degrades its encoding ASCII->Latin1->UTF16LE for PDF metadata.
Old versions of GhostScript can't deal with UTF16LE.  Recent versions
balk at Latin1.  We could likely temporarily improve user experience by
skipping the Latin1 phase.  It's a bit of a gamble.

David Kastrup

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