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Re: v2.19.82 documentation unusable?

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: v2.19.82 documentation unusable?
Date: Fri, 23 Nov 2018 20:08:25 +0100
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Aaron Hill <address@hidden> writes:

> On 2018-11-23 7:30 am, David Kastrup wrote:
>> Patrick Karl <address@hidden> writes:
>>> I thank everyone for the replies.  I’ll just wait till it’s fixed.
>>> I tried to find a version of Emmentaler-20 I could install on my mac,
>>> but had no luck.  Is that a way out?  I have to admit that fonts are
>>> pretty much a black hole for me.
>> PDF files should embed every font they contain.  If you have to install
>> external fonts for viewing them, something is broken.  Try using the
>> documentation files of 2.19.81 instead.
> Since the issue is that fonts are not embedded, I wondered if the
> solution is as simple as embedding them after the fact.  The important
> missing fonts in question are shipped with LilyPond, so then it was
> matter of looking online for a little bit of GhostScript:
>     gs -o path-to-fixed.pdf \
>       -sDEVICE=pdfwrite -dEmbedAllFonts=true \
>       -sFONTPATH="path-to-fonts" \
>       path-to-broken.pdf

That's sort of what the build procedure is supposed to do anyway.  We
figured out that we likely got some intermediate file version, and the
intermediate files are now named differently.  So even if we don't
understand what went wrong, chances are that it cannot happen again.

David Kastrup

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