Description of problem:
pdflatex fails on the attached beamer source.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. pdflatex talk.tex
Build fails with error:
!pdfTeX error: pdflatex (file /usr/local/share/texmf/tex/latex/beamer/base/art/
beamericonarticle.20.pdf): xpdf: reading PDF image failed
==> Fatal error occurred, no output PDF file produced!
Normal termination, PDF produced.
This works with tetex. It builds with TeXLive using latex, dvips, and ps2pdf,
but some beamer features are sacrificed that way.
Created attachment 298580 [details]
LaTeX file that fails to build with pdflatex.
It works for me. It seems like either beamer instalation or
beamericonarticle.20.pdf is damaged, could you please attach the file here?
Ah, got it. I didn't realize it from the first look. It seems like you don't use
the original TEXMF tree which is in /usr/share/texmf, your tree is in
I also experienced the same issue but I cannot reproduce it and
I don't remember which document it was...
$ diff `locate beamericonarticle.20.pdf`
produces no output, so the two files are identical. Something else is going on.
(In reply to comment #3)
> Ah, got it. I didn't realize it from the first look. It seems like you don't use
> the original TEXMF tree which is in /usr/share/texmf, your tree is in
> /usr/local/ ...
That's because of bug #437375. The packages I have in the /usr/local tree are
the most recent beamer, an old foiltex, and a style called mathprog that
customizes LaTeX for a journal I write for. Only beamer is relevant here.
I thought it had failed for me without the /usr/local tree before, but now it
doesn't. It does complain a lot about missing font files, though:
pdfTeX warning: pdflatex (file /var/lib/texmf/fonts/map/pdftex/updmap/pdftex.ma
p): ambiguous entry for `tosl7': font file present but not included, will be tr
eated as font file not present
After updating to texlive-latex-2007-29.fc8.x86_64 and related packages, I can
no longer reproduce this problem.
Whatever you did, thanks!
The font messages still occur, but I'll open a separate bug for those.
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