[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#656359: Bug#656359: Segfault when pressing modifier/arrow keys if more than 4 points are selected

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Thu Jan 19 07:21:40 UTC 2012

On Thu, Jan 19, 2012 at 01:35:26AM -0500, Daniel Kahn Gillmor wrote:
> Hi fontforge folks--
> over on Debian, we've just gotten http://bugs.debian.org/656359, which
> appears to contain a reproducible segfault.
> Some folks have suggested that it may be due to more recent versions of
> dependent libraries, but i haven't been able to track it down in more
> detail, i'm afraid.
> From Theppitak's original report, a recipe to produce the crash:
> Steps to reproduce:
> - Start fontforge and create a new font.
> - Randomly choose a first glyph to edit.
> - Draw splines with at least 5 points.
> - Select up to 4 points and press a modifier or arrow key. It won't crash.
> - Select at least 5 points and press a modifier or arrow key. It will
>   always crash.
> Any suggestions?

I can't reproduce this with fontforge built from git master running
under Ubuntu 10.04.

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