Bug 437833 - fontforge-20080302 segfaults while compiling Wine
fontforge-20080302 segfaults while compiling Wine
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: fontforge (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Kevin Fenzi
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-03-17 12:45 EDT by Michael Stefaniuc
Modified: 2008-03-18 11:08 EDT (History)
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Description Michael Stefaniuc 2008-03-17 12:45:22 EDT
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."

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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 17:56:31 EDT
Thanks for the report. I will get a new build in soon... 
Comment 2 Kevin Fenzi 2008-03-17 19:04:18 EDT
New version built:


Can you confirm that it fixes your build issue?
Comment 3 Michael Stefaniuc 2008-03-18 05:38:39 EDT
Thanks! Works like a charm.
Comment 4 Kevin Fenzi 2008-03-18 11:08:00 EDT
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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