dir="rtl" in html crashes PDF build

Bug #1429292 reported by Samy Pessé on 2015-03-06
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Bug Description

Version: 2.20.0

If I had dir="rtl" to the html tag during generation of PDF using ebook-convert, it crashes. It's working fine for epub generation.

libpng warning: iCCP: Not recognizing known sRGB profile that has been edited
Python function terminated unexpectedly: PDF Output failed, see log for details
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/Applications/calibre.app/Contents/Resources/Python/lib/python2.7/site.py", line 209, in main
    return run_entry_point()
  File "/Applications/calibre.app/Contents/Resources/Python/lib/python2.7/site.py", line 114, in run_entry_point
    return getattr(pmod, func)()
  File "site-packages/calibre/ebooks/conversion/cli.py", line 360, in main
  File "site-packages/calibre/ebooks/conversion/plumber.py", line 1198, in run
  File "site-packages/calibre/ebooks/conversion/plugins/pdf_output.py", line 145, in convert
  File "site-packages/calibre/ebooks/conversion/plugins/pdf_output.py", line 232, in convert_text
  File "site-packages/calibre/ebooks/conversion/plugins/pdf_output.py", line 258, in write
  File "site-packages/calibre/ebooks/pdf/render/from_html.py", line 236, in dump
Exception: PDF Output failed, see log for details
 1% Converting input to HTML...
InputFormatPlugin: HTML Input running
on /var/folders/bz/f87x2gmx55s1r700_jj45flm0000gn/T/tmp-41444tt99h74/SUMMARY.html
Language not specified
Creator not specified
Building file list...
Normalizing filename cases
Rewriting HTML links
34% Running transforms on ebook...
Merging user specified metadata...
Detecting structure...
 Detected chapter: Introduction
 Detected chapter: Introduction about the x86 architecture and about
 Detected chapter: Setup the development environment
 Detected chapter: First boot with GRUB
 Detected chapter: Backbone of the OS and C++ runtime
 Detected chapter: Base classes for managing x86 architecture
 Detected chapter: GDT
 Detected chapter: IDT and interrupts
 Detected chapter: Memory management: physical and virtual
Auto generated TOC with 9 entries.
Flattening CSS and remapping font sizes...
Source base font size is 12.00000pt
Removing fake margins...
Cleaning up manifest...
Trimming unused files from manifest...
Creating PDF Output...
67% Running PDF Output plugin
70% Rendered SUMMARY.html
73% Rendered index.html
76% Rendered index1.html
80% Rendered index2.html
Rendering failed

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 status incomplete

Changed in calibre:
status: New → Incomplete
Samy Pessé (samypesse) wrote :

I attached a zip of a book to test the bug, simply run: "ebook-convert ./_book/SUMMARY.html ./book.pdf"

Fixed in branch master. The fix will be in the next release. calibre is usually released every Friday.

 status fixreleased

Changed in calibre:
status: Incomplete → Fix Released
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