Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 135606
X Font Server crashes when accessing Type 1 fonts via showfont.
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:07:04 EST
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Description of problem:
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Pick a Type 1 font.
2.Run "showfont -server unix/:7100 -fnt <full font name>" (for
example I used: "showfont -server unix/:7100 -fnt -b\&h-Luxi\ Mono-
3.Connection closes and X font server has crashed.
Problem was first noticed when attempting to contact the Font server
directly. It would crash on FSQueryXExtents16() and FSQueryXBitmaps16
This might be related to bug #145546
Fixed in XFree86-xfs-4.3.0-84.EL.
Please test XFree86-4.3.0-85.EL and provide feedback as to the results of
testing. Beta rpms are available for testing at the following URL:
Setting status to "MODIFIED", awaiting testing results.
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
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