[LON-CAPA-admin] Fedora 9, perl 5.10 and LON-CAPA 2.7.1

Stuart Raeburn raeburn at msu.edu
Fri Dec 5 10:39:33 EST 2008

Michael and Hon-Kie,

The problem appears to be related to the generation of missing fonts.

If you replace the following files in /home/httpd/lib/perl/Apache


with versions 1.390.2.2 and 1.536.2.3 respectively, using the  
following commands:

wget -O lonprintout.pm  

cp lonprintout.pm /home/httpd/lib/perl/Apache

wget -O londefdef.pm  

cp londefdef.pm /home/httpd/lib/perl/Apache

/etc/init.d/httpd reload

text will be included in the printouts generated by LON-CAPA.

Stuart Raeburn

Quoting Michael Dugdale <michael.dugdale at johnabbott.qc.ca>:

> Hi H.K.,
> Thanks for pointing this out... I am indeed seeing the same thing.
> Latex math-mode seems to work, but plain text is missing from the pdf.
> The .tex- file is well-formatted, and I can make the pdf by hand
> through pdflatex, through latex -> divpdf  and through
> latex->dvips->ps2pdf.  The hand-generated pdf looks fine.
> Don't know what to make of it, but thanks for pointing it out.
> Regards,
> Michael Dugdale
> On 5-Dec-08, at 8:53 AM, H.K. Ng wrote:
>> Michael,
>> Do you have any trouble printing (generating pdf files) using Fedora
>> 9 and loncapa 2.7.1? It seems that the pdf files do not contain any
>> letters - essentially blank, just lines, if there is any graphics.
>> The tex files have all the letters and somewhere during the
>> conversion progress, the letters got drop. Wonder if it is an issue
>> with fonts files. I have submitted a bug report.
>> -hk

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