[Rd] Linux: /usr/shar/doc/R-2.0.1/*.pdf all have bad fonts (PR#7675)

bef at northwestern.edu bef at northwestern.edu
Wed Feb 9 02:44:32 CET 2005

Full_Name: Bruce Foster
Version: 2.0.1
OS: Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS release 3 (Taroon Update 4)
Submission from: (NULL) (

All of the pdf files in /usr/share/doc/R-2.0.1 from the CRAN RedHat RPM have
invalid fonts. A build from source yields the same problem.

[root at wanda R-2.0.1]# ll *.pdf
-rw-r--r--    1 root     root       259886 Nov 19 10:50 R-FAQ.pdf
-rw-r--r--    1 root     root       127067 Nov 19 10:50 R-admin.pdf
-rw-r--r--    1 root     root       143761 Nov 19 10:50 R-data.pdf
-rw-r--r--    1 root     root       374269 Nov 19 10:50 R-exts.pdf
-rw-r--r--    1 root     root       435252 Nov 19 10:50 R-intro.pdf
-rw-r--r--    1 root     root       268142 Nov 19 10:50 R-lang.pdf

The files are unreadable with xpdf and acroread, and pdf2ps shows this:
[root at wanda R-2.0.1]# pdf2ps R-admin.pdf 
Error: /invalidfont in /F72
Operand stack:
   --dict:5/5(L)--   F72   20.659
Execution stack:
   %interp_exit   .runexec2   --nostringval--   --nostringval--  
--nostringval--   2   %stopped_push   --nostringval--   --nostringval--  
--nostringval--   false   1   %stopped_push   1   3   %oparray_pop   1   3  
%oparray_pop   --nostringval--   2   1   29   --nostringval--  
%for_pos_int_continue   --nostringval--   --nostringval--   --nostringval--  
--nostringval--   %array_continue   --nostringval--   false   1   %stopped_push 
 --nostringval--   %loop_continue   --nostringval--   --nostringval--  
Dictionary stack:
   --dict:1051/1123(ro)(G)--   --dict:0/20(G)--   --dict:92/200(L)--  
--dict:92/200(L)--   --dict:97/127(ro)(G)--   --dict:229/230(ro)(G)--  
--dict:19/24(L)--   --dict:4/6(L)--   --dict:23/31(L)--
Current allocation mode is local
GNU Ghostscript 7.05: Unrecoverable error, exit code 1

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