[tex-live] XeTeX or xdvipdfmx Broken on Mac

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Fri Apr 24 00:45:52 CEST 2015

On Thu, Apr 23, 2015 at 11:27:03AM -0700, Richard Koch wrote:
> If the line near the bottom defining font “J” to be Osaka is commented out,
> and the corresponding Japanese text at the end is commented out, this typesets
> fine. If we add back the line defining the “J” font, but not the Japanese text,
> typesetting is still fine. Adding the final line with Japanese text leads to the
> message
> xdvipdfmx:fatal: Invalid font: -1 (6)

This seems like a CID font issue in dvipdfmx, which I know near nothing about. A reduced test file:
\font\test="Osaka"\test 今日は\bye

CC'ing Jiang in case he has any idea about it.


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