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Re: "à" in title makes damaged pdf

From: Colin Hall
Subject: Re: "à" in title makes damaged pdf
Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2013 12:25:41 +0000
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David Kastrup writes:

> Colin Hall <address@hidden> writes:
>> Here is an update on your bug report, Yvand.
>> The bug you reported is due to a known problem in Ghostscript. The
>> Ghostscript team have fixed their software but we had not yet adopted
>> the fix in Lilypond. For more information, see:
>> http://code.google.com/p/lilypond/issues/detail?id=2985
>> David Kastrup has fixed Lilypond.
> Not really.  I proposed a patch that avoids triggering the bug in recent
> versions of GhostScript.  LilyPond itself was not in need of "fixing",
> but at least this will stop people seeing the problem.

Yes, really.

Bug: The released Lilypond software relies upon a feature of Ghostscript
which does not work.

Fix: You have modified Lilypond so that it only uses those features of
Ghostscript which do work as intended.

>> We expect your problem to be fixed in the next unstable release of
>> Lilypond.
> Unless the patch is vetoed in time for the release.

Yes, but you do good work, so I do expect it to be fixed in the next


Colin Hall

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