[lltx] Fwd: [tex-live] PTeX engine
khaledhosny at eglug.org
Sun Jun 27 21:32:44 CEST 2010
On Sun, Jun 27, 2010 at 12:22:24PM -0700, Will Robertson wrote:
> See below for a possible problem font to blacklist.
> Begin forwarded message:
> > From: Peter Dyballa <Peter_Dyballa at freenet.de>
> > Date: 27 June 2010 12:05:45 PM PDT
> > To: Will Robertson <wspr81 at gmail.com>
> > Cc: tex-live at tug.org
> > Subject: Re: [tex-live] PTeX engine
> > Am 27.06.2010 um 20:48 schrieb Will Robertson:
> >> Please tell us which fonts crash (mkluatexfontdb -vvv) so we can fix/blacklist them!
> > mkluatexfontdb -vvv
> > ...cal/texlive/2010/bin/universal-darwin/mkluatexfontdb:128: attempt to call upvalue 'log' (a nil value)
> Not sure about this; I'm about to update to the most recent TL version to see if I can reproduce it.
As I said in the other thread, already fixed two days ago, but it didn't
get into texlive yet.
> > As mentioned three weeks ago there is one font I could determine which is provoking crashes every time: URW:GaramondNo8-Ita:2001, a TrueType font from the urwfonts-1.41 archive (having it since many years). You can find it here: http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/support/ghostscript/AFPL/GhostPCL/.
> I'm at the conference at the moment so I can't check myself; can anyone reproduce this problem with this font?
I get a segfault here too. I'll did a bit more testing then report it to
Taco. Either it get fixed, or we blacklist it for the time being.
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