pdfetex/etex issues in trusty

Bug #1270396 reported by Matthias Klose on 2014-01-18
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
texlive-bin (Ubuntu)
High
Unassigned
Trusty
High
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Bug Description

see https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/monotone/1.0-11/+build/5140792
see https://launchpad.net/~ubuntu-toolchain-r/+archive/test/+build/5389247

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./../.././doc/bashref.texi:1237: Emergency stop.
<to be read again>
                   @thisecfont
@{->{@ifmonospace @else @ecfont
                                @fi @char 123}
l.1237 As you can see, the @{
                             @} is replaced with each line read from standar...

Output written on bashref.dvi (18 pages, 50360 bytes).
Transcript written on bashref.log.
/usr/bin/texi2dvi: etex exited with bad status, quitting.
make[1]: *** [bashref.dvi] Error 1

at least for bash (and a package I can't remember anymore), this is a problem with the @ character in texi sources.

  As you can see, the @{@} is replaced with each line read from standard input.

A rebuild of texlive-bin didn't help

Matthias Klose (doko) on 2014-01-18
Changed in texlive-bin (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
milestone: none → ubuntu-14.02
status: New → Confirmed
summary: - pdfetex issues in trusty
+ pdfetex/etex issues in trusty
Changed in texlive-bin (Ubuntu):
milestone: ubuntu-14.02 → none
Changed in texlive-bin (Ubuntu Trusty):
milestone: ubuntu-14.02 → none
tomdean (tomdean) wrote :

This bug stop my building octave. Any prognosis?

config.status: creating build-aux/subst-script-vals.sh-tmp
config.status: executing build-aux/subst-script-vals.sh commands
build-aux/subst-script-vals.sh is unchanged
  TEXI2DVI doc/interpreter/octave.dvi
/usr/bin/texi2dvi: etex exited with bad status, quitting.
make[2]: *** [doc/interpreter/octave.dvi] Error 1
make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/tomdean/Math/Octave/octave-build'
make[1]: *** [check-recursive] Error 1
make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/tomdean/Math/Octave/octave-build'
make: *** [check] Error 2

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