[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#920708: fonts-b612 segfault and other problems with ufo2otf

Hideki Yamane henrich at iijmio-mail.jp
Sun Nov 10 15:06:48 GMT 2019

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On Sat, 02 Feb 2019 13:20:34 +0530 Vasudev Kamath < vasudev-debian at copyninja.info> wrote:
> > I think you should report it to the fontforge package maintainers.
> Can you please provide more information like a build log showing the
> crash?. It will be helpful then for upstream to debug the issue easily.

 I've tested it with fontforge 1:20170731~dfsg-2 in unstable and reproduce
 it (fails to be built).

> cd sources;ufo2otf B612-BoldItalic.ufo
> cd sources;ufo2otf B612-Bold.ufo
> cd sources;ufo2otf B612-Italic.ufo
> cd sources;ufo2otf B612Mono-BoldItalic.ufo
> double free or corruption (fasttop)
> Aborted
> make[1]: *** [debian/rules:18: override_dh_auto_build] エラー 134

 with those lines in debian/rules

>         cd sources;ufo2otf B612Mono-BoldItalic.ufo
>         cd sources;ufo2otf B612Mono-Bold.ufo
>         cd sources;ufo2otf B612Mono-Italic.ufo
>         cd sources;ufo2otf B612Mono-Regular.ufo
>         cd sources;ufo2otf B612-Regular.ufo

 It depends on ufo2otf, it uses python2 and its upstream is dead :(

 Then we should migrate it to python3, at least, and will try to be
 built with python3-fontforge.

 Or use another program?


 Hideki Yamane     henrich @ debian.org/iijmio-mail.jp

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