[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#500543: [Fontforge-devel] Bug#500543: segmentation fault with svg font

Gürkan Sengün gurkan at phys.ethz.ch
Wed Oct 1 07:32:56 UTC 2008

George Williams wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-09-30 at 00:23, Kęstutis Biliūnas wrote:
>>> Loading this font works fine:
>>> http://sid.ethz.ch/debian/ttf-tomsontalks/ttf-tomsontalks-1.0/TomsonTalks.svg
>>> But when I try to save it as sfd fontforge segfaults. The same happens
>>> when I try to generate an otf font. This also happens with the stable (etch)
>>> version of fontforge.
>> I have compiled FontForge-20080927 with the configure option
>> "--with-type3", but this also didn't help. If I remove all these
>> lines with "<hkern..." from the .svg file, everything work well.  
> Thanks for the hint.
> The attached patch should fix.
> Unrelated issue:
> The svg standard recommends that glyph-names be unique within a font.
> This font does not follow that recommendation. This may cause unexpected
> behavior.

Many thanks for the suggested fixes.


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