xpdf exits with floating point exception while opening documents

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Environment


SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 Service Pack 2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 Service Pack 2

Situation

After updating xpdf and xpdf-tools to maintenance release 3.01-21.19 for SLE10SP2, PDFs fail to open with a floating point exception like in the following example:

dhcp-lab-35:~ # xpdf test.pdf
Error: PDF version 1.6 -- xpdf supports version 1.5 (continuing anyway)
Floating point exception

Resolution

Please update to xpdf version 3.01-21.22.2 or higher.

Disclaimer

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  • Document ID:7004307
  • Creation Date: 26-Aug-2009
  • Modified Date:24-Feb-2021
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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