[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#890211: Bug#890211: fonts-noto-hinted: Certain font characters crash Emacs 25
jonas at jones.dk
Mon Feb 12 08:53:11 UTC 2018
Quoting Chiraag Nataraj (2018-02-12 02:00:06)
> I went to open mpc in Emacs, and my artists (and song titles) are in
> multiple languages, including Kannada (the font for which I found this
> problem). A very specific character (ಕು) caused Emacs to crash. This
> was reproducible multiple times using both the GTK+ and Lucid builds
> of Emacs 25.
> I uninstalled the package, which prevented the crash (that is, other
> fonts - e.g. the ones provided by fonts-knda - do not have this
> problem and do not cause Emacs to crash).
> I can provide more information if needed.
Interesting! I will make sure to pass this upstream to the developers
Please also file a separate bugreport against emacs, as I am sure they
would love to know about the crashing bug on their side (and I don't use
emacs myself so cannot sensibly report that on my own).
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