Tuesday, August 28, 2007

Fixed funny fonts in gpdf

If you're running Solaris 10 on x86, you may have noticed that some PDF documents (particularly, and somewhat ironically, those generated by Sun) display as garbage. Instead of readable text you get rubbish - rather like this:



What you need is the recently released patch 119813-06, which fixes bug 6375381. (That's the original bug, which shows it got fixed in nevada ages ago - 2147903 is the one that tracks Solaris 10 integration.)

So now it looks like this - a vast improvement:

3 comments:

Ben said...

The infamous gpdf bug. I won't miss it. :)

Anonymous said...

It's really wonderful!

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jarq said...

Thanks for this tip. That can be a real problem.