Bug 438380 - last update broke texlive-xetex
Summary: last update broke texlive-xetex
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: texlive
Version: 9
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jindrich Novy
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-03-20 17:39 UTC by Neal Becker
Modified: 2013-07-02 23:27 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2009-07-14 14:16:15 UTC

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xelatex source (557 bytes, text/plain)
2008-03-20 17:39 UTC, Neal Becker
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Description Neal Becker 2008-03-20 17:39:20 UTC
Description of problem:

This test example was working, but after updating today now the \pi in math 
mode doesn't produce output.

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

rpm -q texlive-xetex
How reproducible:

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Actual results:

Expected results:

Additional info:

Comment 1 Neal Becker 2008-03-20 17:39:20 UTC
Created attachment 298719 [details]
xelatex source

Comment 2 Jindrich Novy 2008-03-25 11:24:13 UTC
It seems like this happens with the new fontspec package not present in current
TeXLive? My fontspec version doesn't know the no-math option present in the source.

From the following message in the log:

! Font \zf@basefont=STIXGeneral at 10.0pt not loadable: Metric (TFM) file or
installed font not found.

I'd say that you need to install the missing font from the STIX project:


Substituting the pi character with \pi however gives me correct results (with
couple of warnings though).

Comment 3 Neal Becker 2008-03-25 12:08:04 UTC
1) I thought this used to work, but I might be mistaken.  I asked on xetex 
list, and was told that unicode pi in math mode won't work.

2) I use newer fontspec, but get same result with or without no-math.

3) Please consider updating fontspec

Comment 4 Bug Zapper 2008-05-14 06:46:12 UTC
Changing version to '9' as part of upcoming Fedora 9 GA.
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Comment 5 Bug Zapper 2009-06-09 23:49:06 UTC
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Comment 6 Bug Zapper 2009-07-14 14:16:15 UTC
Fedora 9 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2009-07-10. Fedora 9 is 
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