[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#594629: fontforge loops indefinetly on some fonts on s390 and sparc

Julien Cristau jcristau at debian.org
Wed Sep 29 18:13:04 UTC 2010

On Mon, Sep 13, 2010 at 18:10:04 -0700, Don Armstrong wrote:

> On Fri, 27 Aug 2010, Don Armstrong wrote:
> > The new version of fontforge has introduced a new bug where fontforge
> > loops indefinetly while compiling fonts on some architecures. This is
> > easily demonstrated on the s390 and sparc porterboxes with the
> > attached font. This bug is causing lilypond to FTBFS on those
> > architecures.
> Any word on this? [If this bug can be fixed, it'll allow me to get a
> new upload of lilypond into testing, which will fix #380069, which is
> an RC bug.]
sparc managed to build lilypond with fontforge 0.0.20100501-2, but s390
still fails:

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