Bug#895470: libfontconfig1 2.13.0-2 breaks Emacs in certain locales

Peter De Wachter pdewacht at gmail.com
Wed Apr 11 20:40:04 UTC 2018

Package: libfontconfig1
Version: 2.13.0-2
Severity: important
Tags: upstream

Please see https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=105492

This version of fontconfig uses setlocale() in a way that breaks
Emacs' Lisp reader, causing all kinds of odd problems.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: buster/sid
  APT prefers unstable-debug
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable-debug'), (500, 'unstable'), (500, 'testing'), (500, 'stable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
Foreign Architectures: i386

Kernel: Linux 4.15.0-2-amd64 (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=nl_BE.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=nl_BE.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8), LANGUAGE=nl_BE.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)

Versions of packages libfontconfig1:amd64 depends on:
ii  fontconfig-config  2.13.0-2
ii  libc6              2.27-3
ii  libexpat1          2.2.5-3
ii  libfreetype6       2.8.1-2
ii  libuuid1           2.31.1-0.5

libfontconfig1:amd64 recommends no packages.

libfontconfig1:amd64 suggests no packages.

-- no debconf information

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