[OS X TeX] Extremely weird bug in: dvips? ghostscript? lucida fonts?

Tom Kiffe tom at kiffe.com
Fri Apr 2 16:37:48 EST 2004

At 10:32 PM +0200 4/2/04, Bruno Voisin wrote:
>Le 2 avr. 04, à 17:14, Bruno Voisin a écrit :
>> I'm really at a loss for understanding what's happening. I would think a GhostScript bug, all the more since using the Panther Distiller instead of ps2pdf13 suppresses the problem. Or maybe an indirect consequence of a malformed Lucida font?
>It's a GS bug indeed. Uninstall (with i-Installer) GS 8 and replace by GS 6: problem vanishes; uninstall GS 6 and reinstall GS 8: problem reappears. All this on latest Panther.
>Bruno Voisin

This is a bug in ghostscript 8.11-8.14 but not in ghostscript 8.00. Versions
8.11-8.14 also have problems with bounding boxes when executing ps2eps and


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