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Re: pb with dvips

At 06:31 PM 4/17/98 +0200, Thierry Bouche wrote:

>is there some hard wired number of fonts allowed with dvips(k)  5.66a
>(web2c 7.0 -- i'll upgrade to 7.2 as soon as i get Tex live 3).
>I have made a simple document having 
> 978333 words of font info for 393 fonts, out of 1000000 for 2000
>but dvips segfaults on it even if i only ask for the first page.
>(i know it's not necessarily the most appropriate place for this
>question, but i suppose people using many fonts at once are on this

Yet another reason why it is better for a DVI processor not to read
metric files :-)!  The font know its metrics...

Regards, Berthold.