Debian Bug report logs - #567122
xmlto pdf does not support PNG files

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Package: xmlto; Maintainer for xmlto is Debian XML/SGML Group <>; Source for xmlto is src:xmlto.

Reported by: Mathieu Malaterre <>

Date: Wed, 27 Jan 2010 14:15:02 UTC

Severity: normal

Found in version xmlto/0.0.20-5

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Bug#567122; Package xmlto. (Wed, 27 Jan 2010 14:15:05 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

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From: Mathieu Malaterre <>
To: Debian Bug Tracking System <>
Subject: xmlto pdf does not support PNG files
Date: Wed, 27 Jan 2010 15:11:24 +0100
Package: xmlto
Version: 0.0.20-5
Severity: normal

When including a PNG file, xmlto fails with the following:

Making portrait pages on letter paper (215.9mmx279.4mm)
This is pdfTeXk, Version 3.141592-1.40.3 (Web2C 7.5.6)
 %&-line parsing enabled.
entering extended mode
LaTeX2e <2005/12/01>
Babel <v3.8h> and hyphenation patterns for english, usenglishmax, dumylang, noh
yphenation, ukrainian, russian, bulgarian, pinyin, loaded.
xmltex version: 2002/06/25 v1.9 (Exp):
No File: tmp.cfg (/usr/share/texmf/tex/xmltex/passivetex/fotex.xmt)
Document Class: article 2005/09/16 v1.4f Standard LaTeX document class
No file tmp.aux.
No file tmp.out.
No file tmp.out.
INFO: Using normal, i.e. nonfrench-spacing in document

! LaTeX Error: Something's wrong--perhaps a missing \item.

See the LaTeX manual or LaTeX Companion for explanation.
Type  H <return>  for immediate help.
l.211 ..." hyphenation-remain-character-count="2">

! Emergency stop.
l.211 ..." hyphenation-remain-character-count="2">

!  ==> Fatal error occurred, no output PDF file produced!
Transcript written on tmp.log.

Steps to reproduce:
$ wget
$ xmlto pdf in.xml

$ cat in.xml
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE article PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.5//EN" "">
    <title>section 1</title>
    <para>text section 1</para>
          <imagedata fileref="openlogo-100.png"/>


-- System Information:
Debian Release: 5.0.3
  APT prefers stable
  APT policy: (500, 'stable'), (200, 'testing'), (100, 'unstable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.30-bpo.1-amd64 (SMP w/8 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages xmlto depends on:
ii  debianutils         2.30                 Miscellaneous utilities specific t
ii  docbook-xml         4.5-6                standard XML documentation system,
ii  docbook-xsl         1.73.2.dfsg.1-5      stylesheets for processing DocBook
ii  libc6               2.10.2-2             GNU C Library: Shared libraries
ii  libxml2-utils       2.6.32.dfsg-5+lenny1 XML utilities
ii  sgml-base           1.26                 SGML infrastructure and SGML catal
ii  xsltproc            1.1.24-2             XSLT command line processor

Versions of packages xmlto recommends:
ii  libpaper-utils               1.1.23+nmu1 library for handling paper charact

Versions of packages xmlto suggests:
ii  fop                       1:0.94.dfsg-2  XML to PDF Translator
ii  links                     2.1pre37-1.1   Web browser running in text mode
ii  lynx                      2.8.7dev9-2.1  Text-mode WWW Browser (transitiona
ii  w3m                       0.5.2-2+b1     WWW browsable pager with excellent
ii  xmltex                    1.9.debian.1-1 TeX package for processing XML fil

-- no debconf information

Changed Bug submitter to 'Mathieu Malaterre <>' from 'Mathieu Malaterre <>' Request was from Mathieu Malaterre <> to (Wed, 28 Mar 2012 13:55:13 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Bug 567122 cloned as bug 672409 Request was from Mathieu Malaterre <> to (Thu, 10 May 2012 20:39:03 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

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