[OS X TeX] pdfsync.sty testers needed

Simon Spiegel simon at simifilm.ch
Mon Nov 27 09:13:39 EST 2006

On 27.11.2006, at 10:00, Jérome Laurens wrote:

> Hi,
> the package now contains stronger code than ever thanks D. Kastrup
> which is good news because David's knowledge in LaTeX is far beyond  
> what I will ever reach...
> pdfsync.sty is expected to work correctly in almost all situations  
> but if you could make some tests on long production documents, it  
> would help a lot.
> Now, pdfsync requires pdfetex like engines (including xetex I  
> guess), what most people should already have, no need to switch.
> usage
> \usepackage{pdfsync}
> of
> \usepackage[novbox]{pdfsync}
> in case of problems.
> There are 2 situations where there can be a problem:
> 1 -  for the layout, spacing or page breaking can be affected. This  
> would be extremely rare.
> 2 - for the code, some incompatibility exists with actual packages:  
> with bigfoot, pdfsync must be run in novbox mode
> Finally, let me emphasize that pdfsync.sty is -not- an obsolete  
> technology, despite what is said here and there.
> TIA for your contribution

I think I found a bug, although it's a bit esoteric. Try the  
following minimal example, it produces several errors on my machine


\section{Verfremdung\index{Verfremdung!allgemein} im SF"=Film}\label 


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