Bug 187997 - 100% cpu load with "Loading..." message that never ends
100% cpu load with "Loading..." message that never ends
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: evince (Show other bugs)
athlon Linux
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Assigned To: Kristian Høgsberg
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Reported: 2006-04-05 05:44 EDT by Dimitris
Modified: 2008-04-03 22:41 EDT (History)
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PDF that causes evince to go 100% cpu load (119.79 KB, application/octet-stream)
2006-04-05 05:44 EDT, Dimitris
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Description Dimitris 2006-04-05 05:44:31 EDT
Description of problem:

I have several PDF files that evince can't open properly. Once they are opened
all the pages display a "Loading..." message, CPU usage reaches 100% and the
whole thing just stays there for hours.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How reproducible:

every time.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. evince some.pdf
2. watch cpu
3. wait...
Actual results:

cpu usage at 100% without results

Expected results:

display pdf

Additional info:

all the PDF files that cause this problem are written in Greek.
Comment 1 Dimitris 2006-04-05 05:44:31 EDT
Created attachment 127334 [details]
PDF that causes evince to go 100% cpu load
Comment 2 Kristian Høgsberg 2006-04-05 11:46:51 EDT
This is a known performance problem in poppler (the pdf renderer used by
evince). It is indeed caused by the Greek fonts, which are embedded bitmap fonts
(type 3).  We're hoping to fix this in the fc6 timeframe.
Comment 3 Dimitris 2006-04-05 12:39:41 EDT
FC6 !!!???? thats in.. 6 or months? :(
Comment 4 Bug Zapper 2008-04-03 22:33:26 EDT
Fedora apologizes that these issues have not been resolved yet. We're
sorry it's taken so long for your bug to be properly triaged and acted
on. We appreciate the time you took to report this issue and want to
make sure no important bugs slip through the cracks.

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Comment 5 Dimitris 2008-04-03 22:41:52 EDT
Fixed in a later release (FC7 and newer)

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