[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#810849: fontforge: segfault after start

Christian Petersen cpetersen at list.ru
Tue Jan 12 20:00:36 UTC 2016

Subject: fontforge: segfault after start
Package: fontforge
Version: 20120731.b-7.1
Severity: grave

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Dear Maintainer,

Fontforge segfaults after a few seconds (input beyond the startup screen
impossible, but for the segfault, no interaction is needed) on my Debian
testing machine - gdb gives this:

Starting program: /usr/bin/fontforge
[Thread debugging using libthread_db enabled]
Using host libthread_db library "/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libthread_db.so.1".
Copyright (c) 2000-2012 by George Williams.
 Executable based on sources from 14:57 GMT 31-Jul-2012-ML.
 Library based on sources from 14:57 GMT 31-Jul-2012.

Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
0x00007ffff790dc3c in ?? () from /usr/lib/libfontforge.so.1

-- System Information:
Debian Release: stretch/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (500, 'testing')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 4.3.0-1-amd64 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=de_DE.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=de_DE.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)

Versions of packages fontforge depends on:
ii  fontforge-common     20120731.b-7.1
ii  libc6                2.21-6
ii  libcairo2            1.14.4-1
ii  libfontconfig1       2.11.0-6.3
ii  libfontforge1        20120731.b-7.1
ii  libfreetype6         2.6.1-0.1
ii  libgdraw4            20120731.b-7.1
ii  libgif7              5.1.1-0.2
ii  libglib2.0-0         2.46.2-3
ii  libice6              2:1.0.9-1+b1
ii  libjpeg62-turbo      1:1.4.1-2
ii  libpango-1.0-0       1.38.1-1
ii  libpangocairo-1.0-0  1.38.1-1
ii  libpangoft2-1.0-0    1.38.1-1
ii  libpangoxft-1.0-0    1.38.1-1
ii  libpng12-0           1.2.54-1
ii  libpython2.7         2.7.11-2
ii  libsm6               2:1.2.2-1+b1
ii  libspiro0            1:0.5.20150702-4
ii  libtiff5             4.0.6-1
ii  libuninameslist0     0.5.20150701-1
ii  libx11-6             2:1.6.3-1
ii  libxft2              2.3.2-1
ii  libxi6               2:1.7.5-1
ii  libxml2              2.9.3+dfsg1-1
ii  zlib1g               1:1.2.8.dfsg-2+b1

fontforge recommends no packages.

Versions of packages fontforge suggests:
ii  autotrace         0.31.1-16+nmu1
pn  fontforge-doc     <none>
pn  fontforge-extras  <none>
ii  potrace           1.13-2
ii  python-fontforge  20120731.b-7.1

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