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bug #62294: [gropdf] can't reproduce the 'ydieresis' character

Submitter:  Bjarni Ingi Gislason <bjarniig>
Submitted:  Mon 11 Apr 2022 05:55:19 PM UTC
Category:  Driver gropdf Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  Incorrect behaviour Status:  Fixed
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  deri
Open/Closed:  Closed Planned Release:  1.23.0
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Tue 12 Apr 2022 12:46:41 AM UTC, comment #3: 

Fix expected in groff 1.23.

Thanks for catching this, Bjarni.  I had noticed the substitution of a sans serif (Helvetica?) y-with-dieresis in groff_char(7) but I had thought that was simply because Times didn't have it.


G. Branden Robinson <gbranden>
Group administrator
Mon 11 Apr 2022 10:41:00 PM UTC, comment #2: 

Fixed in commit 17b5fff1eece9161036e50017dc6ef387e8fad1b

2022-04-11  Deri James  <deri@chuzzlewit.myzen.co.uk>

[gropdf] fails to deal with 255th glyph in font.
Savannah bug #62294

  • src/devices/gropdf/gropdf.pl: a pdf font can only contain 255

glyphs. The array which holds the glyph names also holds the
start position (zero) as first element, it is legal for it to
contain 256 elements, so truncate to 256 (not 255).

Deri James <deri>
Group Member
Mon 11 Apr 2022 08:07:31 PM UTC, comment #1: 

Confirmed - fix in progress.

Deri James <deri>
Group Member
Mon 11 Apr 2022 05:55:19 PM UTC, original submission:  

Subject: [gropdf] can't reproduce the 'ydieresis' character

  Test file:

1 \C':y'
2 \(:y
3 \[:y]
4 \[u0079_0308]
5 \[u00FF]
6 \[char255]
7 \N'255'


test-groff -Tpdf <file>

  Output with "xpdf":

1  2  3  4  5  6  7

  Saw the lack of glyph 'ΓΏ' in "groff-man-pages.pdf".

Bjarni Ingi Gislason <bjarniig>


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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2022-04-12 gbranden Open/ClosedOpen Closed
        Planned ReleaseNone 1.23.0
    2022-04-11 deri StatusIn Progress Fixed
    2022-04-11 deri StatusNone In Progress
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