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

George Williams gww at silcom.com
Tue Sep 30 20:51:30 UTC 2008

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
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