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FS#52284 - [xpdf] xpdfrc needs to be updated to work with the new gsfonts

Attached to Project: Community Packages
Opened by Mike Sharov (msharov) - Tuesday, 27 December 2016, 23:21 GMT
Last edited by Levente Polyak (anthraxx) - Tuesday, 02 January 2018, 19:58 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages
Status Closed
Assigned To Levente Polyak (anthraxx)
Architecture All
Severity Medium
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 1
Private No


gsfonts 2016 removes standard postscript fonts and replaces them with Nimbus font variants. For xpdf to continue working, /etc/xpdfrc needs to be updated to point to the new files. Patch attached.
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Closed by  Levente Polyak (anthraxx)
Tuesday, 02 January 2018, 19:58 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  4.00-2
Comment by Mike Sharov (msharov) - Friday, 19 May 2017, 17:54 GMT
Any reason this hasn't been packaged yet? The fix really is very simple, with the patch attached above, and without it many pdfs show no text. Surely, that is cause enough for another release; the last one is over a year old.
Comment by Oguz Kaya (bandit) - Monday, 04 December 2017, 10:34 GMT
I confirm that this patch solves the problem. Thank you Mike Sharov. I don't see the reason this patch not being applied, this is an outstanding bug since last year.
Comment by Oguz Kaya (bandit) - Monday, 01 January 2018, 02:54 GMT
Looks like there is YET another update on the folder naming of GS fonts, so the prefix /usr/share/fonts/OTF/ needs to be replaced with /usr/share/fonts/gsfonts for all fonts in this patch.