Bug 159076 - Does not export to PDF
Does not export to PDF
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: lyx (Show other bugs)
powerpc Linux
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Assigned To: Rex Dieter
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2005-05-28 18:17 EDT by Michael A. Peters
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-05-29 02:08:30 EDT
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Description Michael A. Peters 2005-05-28 18:17:56 EDT
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Description of problem:
When selecting "PDF" from the export menu, lyx fails to create a PDF and becomes unresponsive.

export to pdf works on x86, seems to be a ppc specific issue.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. launch lyx
2. create a file
3. attempt to export to pdf

Actual Results:  no pdf, lyx becimes unresponsive

Expected Results:  either a pdf file, or an error message telling me why a pdf could not be created

Additional info:

export to latex does work
Comment 1 Rex Dieter 2005-05-28 22:40:57 EDT
AFACT, export to pdf is simply an external call to pdflatex.  You sure pdflatex
Comment 2 Michael A. Peters 2005-05-29 02:08:30 EDT
I ran pdflatex on the exported .tex and that worked.
I then tried export to pdf from lyx and that worked.
Furthermore, direct export to pdf now works from any file.

Where the problem was is puzzling, repeated attempts after installing lyx had
resulted in a hung lyx, with no output at all on the command line when lyx had
been started from command line.

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