Bug 437833 - fontforge-20080302 segfaults while compiling Wine
Summary: fontforge-20080302 segfaults while compiling Wine
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: fontforge
Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Kevin Fenzi
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
URL: http://fontforge.sourceforge.net/chan...
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-03-17 16:45 UTC by Michael Stefaniuc
Modified: 2008-03-18 15:08 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2008-03-18 15:08:00 UTC

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Description Michael Stefaniuc 2008-03-17 16:45:22 UTC
Description of problem:
fontforge crashed during Wine compilation while creating the Marlett font:
fontforge -script fonts/genttf.ff fonts/marlett.sfd marlett.ttf
Copyright (c) 2000-2008 by George Williams.
 Executable based on sources from 21:54 GMT 2-Mar-2008.
 Library based on sources from 21:54 GMT 2-Mar-2008.
Segmentation fault

This is fixed in upstream fontforge version 20080309 (tested). The fontforge
changelog has following entry:
    * Undefined value in the martlett patch."

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Donwload and unpack the Wine source (http://www.winehq.org/site/download)
2. Run ./configure && make or just as a short cut:
fontforge -script fonts/genttf.ff fonts/marlett.sfd marlett.ttf
3. Watch it segfault
Actual results:
Segmentation fault

Expected results:
Should create the marlett.ttf

Additional info:

Comment 1 Kevin Fenzi 2008-03-17 21:56:31 UTC
Thanks for the report. I will get a new build in soon... 

Comment 2 Kevin Fenzi 2008-03-17 23:04:18 UTC
New version built:


Can you confirm that it fixes your build issue?

Comment 3 Michael Stefaniuc 2008-03-18 09:38:39 UTC
Thanks! Works like a charm.

Comment 4 Kevin Fenzi 2008-03-18 15:08:00 UTC
Excellent. Closing this now... feel free to reopen or file a new bug if you spot
anything further. 

Thanks again for the report. 

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