evince displays file with wieird charactes (encoding?)

Bug #21580 reported by Jeroen on 2005-09-13
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
evince (Ubuntu)
Sebastien Bacher

Bug Description

The file
(subscription required?) displays nicely in gpdf/xpdf, but not in evince. The
characters are all wrong.

Jeroen (jeroenubuntu) wrote :

Created an attachment (id=3785)
Screenshot showing the livre pdf with evince

Made a screenshot.

Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

Thanks for your bug. Can you put the pdf somewhere which doesn't require to be
logged, or attach it to bugzilla or mail it?

Jeroen (jeroenubuntu) wrote :

The file is too large to be uploaded to Bugzilla. Where could I e-mail it to?

Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

you can mail that to <email address hidden>

Mikel Ward (mikelward) wrote :

I've had similar problems with the Computer and Parts Land pricelist from
<http://www.cpl.net.au/> for the past few weeks. Older pricelists that used to
work in earlier versions of Evince also exhibit the same problem.

Mikel Ward (mikelward) wrote :

Created an attachment (id=3852)
latest CPL pricelist

I'm seeing this behavior also in Breezys Evince 0.4.0 with this document:

Created an attachment (id=3911)
Another pic of evince's messed up fonts.

Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

Thanks for the comments/example. This upload fixes the issue:

 poppler (0.4.2-0ubuntu4) breezy; urgency=low
   * debian/control.in, debian/libpoppler-dev.install, debian/rules:
     - build with splash.
   * debian/patches/03_font_optimize.patch,
     - not required.
   * debian/patches/02_freetypefont.patch:
     - CVS patch to fix issues the current freetype code (Ubuntu: #15357).

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