[lltx] Fwd: [tex-live] PTeX engine

Khaled Hosny 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:
> Hi,
> 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.


 Khaled Hosny
 Arabic localiser and member of Arabeyes.org team
 Free font developer

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