[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#439615: Debian/Testing, dangling links caused browser closing problems....

Davide Viti zinosat at tiscali.it
Tue Sep 4 22:09:31 UTC 2007


On Sat, Aug 25, 2007 at 08:26:30PM -0400, Whit Hansell wrote:
> Had a problem w. the IceApe browser closing when I tried to scroll or 
> even open some pages.  And it would not open a particular email sent 
> from Earthlink but it turned out it was not Earthlinks problem. The 
> sender used different fonts and probably the dangling font.
> The two files that the IceApe maintainer found to be the 
> problem(dangling links) are:
> /var/lib/defoma/fontconfig.d/D/DejaVu-Serif-Oblique.ttf
> and
> /var/lib/defoma/fontconfig.d/D/DejaVu-Serif-Bold-Oblique.ttf
> I have removed these two files/fonts from my system and everything is 
> back working now.

this sounds to me very much like #440142 ; will try to test the patch asap
(it'd be great if you could run a test too) and if it is the same problem
will merge this BR with #440142 and eventually file a separate BR for the
"half configured" thing.

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