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Subject: Re: [hwloc-devel] lstopo pdf weirdness
From: Jeff Squyres (jsquyres_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-08-30 06:18:18


On Aug 29, 2010, at 5:37 PM, Samuel Thibault wrote:

>> Note that the PDF image is missing some characters here and there. E.g., "NUMANode" on the PNG shows up as "NU ANode" on the PDF. "24MB" on the PNG is "24 B" on the PDF.
>>
>> Any idea what causes this?
>
> I'd tend to think cairo is guilty, like a fault in font processing.
> That might also be some buffer overrun which ends up right in the middle
> of the text string that utils/lstopo-cairo.c gives to cairo_show_text.

Actually -- this is even weirder: I think it's a bug in OS X Preview. If I view the same PDF with Acorbat reader, it all looks fine.

I submitted a bug to bugreporter.apple.com.

-- 
Jeff Squyres
jsquyres_at_[hidden]
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