[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#474206: fontforge: Segm fault when loading an ot font

Uwe Steinmann steinm at debian.org
Fri Apr 4 06:32:22 UTC 2008

Package: fontforge
Version: 0.0.20080330-1
Severity: normal

I tried to load an OpenType font

fontforge A-OTF-ShinGoPro-Regular.otf

and fontforge dies while loading

Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
[Switching to Thread 0x48025650 (LWP 21642)]
0x0eeed2d8 in strlen () from /lib/libc.so.6
(gdb) bt
#0  0x0eeed2d8 in strlen () from /lib/libc.so.6
#1  0x0ee953d8 in __dcigettext () from /lib/libc.so.6
#2  0x0ee94294 in dcgettext () from /lib/libc.so.6
#3  0x0fa28a5c in sgettext () from /usr/lib/fontforge/libgutils.so.1
#4  0x1009b854 in ?? ()
#5  0x1009b9b8 in ?? ()
#6  0x0fc45150 in ?? () from /usr/lib/fontforge/libfontforge.so.1
#7  0x0fc4b73c in _SFReadTTF () from
#8  0x0fc4cc34 in SFReadTTF () from /usr/lib/fontforge/libfontforge.so.1
#9  0x0fce6f8c in ReadSplineFont () from
#10 0x0fce78a8 in LoadSplineFont () from
#11 0x0fbc59b8 in ViewPostscriptFont ()
   from /usr/lib/fontforge/libfontforge.so.1
#12 0x100c7324 in ?? ()
#13 0x10146e50 in main ()

Unfortunetly, I cannot provide the font, because it is commercial.


-- System Information:
Debian Release: lenny/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (990, 'unstable'), (500, 'sid'), (500, 'oldstable'), (500, 'testing'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: powerpc (ppc)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.24-1-powerpc
Locale: LANG=de_DE.ISO-8859-15 at euro, LC_CTYPE=de_DE.ISO-8859-15 at euro (charmap=ISO-8859-15) (ignored: LC_ALL set to de_DE.ISO-8859-15 at euro)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages fontforge depends on:
ii  libc6                  2.7-10            GNU C Library: Shared libraries
ii  libfreetype6           2.3.5-1           FreeType 2 font engine, shared lib
ii  libgif4                4.1.6-4           library for GIF images (library)
ii  libice6                2:1.0.4-1         X11 Inter-Client Exchange library
ii  libjpeg62              6b-14             The Independent JPEG Group's JPEG 
ii  libpng12-0             1.2.15~beta5-3    PNG library - runtime
ii  libsm6                 2:1.0.3-1+b1      X11 Session Management library
ii  libspiro0              20071029-1        a library for curve design
ii  libtiff4               3.8.2-8           Tag Image File Format (TIFF) libra
ii  libuninameslist0       0.0.20060907-2    a library of Unicode annotation da
ii  libx11-6               2:1.0.3-7         X11 client-side library
ii  libxml2                2.6.31.dfsg-2     GNOME XML library
ii  python2.4              2.4.5-1           An interactive high-level object-o
ii  zlib1g                 1: compression library - runtime

fontforge recommends no packages.

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