[tex-live] [XeTeX] TeXLive Pretest - XeTeX segfaults on LInux 64
ulrik.vieth at arcor.de
ulrik.vieth at arcor.de
Mon Jul 19 15:41:38 CEST 2010
I had posted my configuration in an earlier message:
$ xetex --version
XeTeX 3.1415926-2.2-0.9997.4 (TeX Live 2010)
kpathsea version 6.0.0
Copyright 2010 SIL International and Jonathan Kew.
There is NO warranty. Redistribution of this software is
covered by the terms of both the XeTeX copyright and
the Lesser GNU General Public License.
For more information about these matters, see the file
named COPYING and the XeTeX source.
Primary author of XeTeX: Jonathan Kew.
Compiled with ICU version 4.4 [with modifications for XeTeX]
Compiled with zlib version 1.2.3; using 1.2.3
Compiled with FreeType2 version 2.3.11; using 2.3.11
Compiled with fontconfig version 2.7.3; using 2.8.0
Compiled with libpng version 1.2.40; using 1.2.40
Compiled with xpdf version 3.02pl4
zlib and freetype versions did match on Ubutu 10.4,
only fontconfig had a version mistmatch.
----- Original Nachricht ----
Von: Peter Breitenlohner <peb at mppmu.mpg.de>
An: ulrik.vieth at arcor.de
Datum: 19.07.2010 15:12
Betreff: Re: Aw: Re: [tex-live] [XeTeX] TeXLive Pretest - XeTeX segfaults on
> On Mon, 19 Jul 2010, ulrik.vieth at arcor.de wrote:
> > The segfault did occur with the latest XeTeX version 0.9997.4.
> > Updating from 0.9997.3 to 0.9997.4 changed it from segfaulting
> > immediately when loading unciode-math to segfaulting only in
> > certain situation, depending on what kind of formulas you typeset.
> >> with fontconfig-2.7.3 (libfontconfig.so.1.4.3).
> > Ubuntu 10.4 ships with fontconfig-2.8 rather than fontconfig-2.7.x.
> > Could there be compatibility issues with that?
> Hi Ulrik,
> in principle yes, although libfontconfig.so.1.4.3 (from 2.7.3) and
> libfontconfig.so.1.4.4 (from 2.8.0) both use the same soname and thus ought
> to be compatible.
> I could try to build (actually already done) and install fontconfig-2.8.0,
> but should then first upgrade freetype-2.3.11 => freetype-2.3.12 or maybe
> even to freetype-2.4.1.
> Moreover there are zlib-1.2.3/1.2.4/1.2.5!
> Which versions are used by Ubuntu 10.4?
> > Would it be better to use a static version of libfontconfig?
> Reinhard has answered this.
> > P.S: As I wrote earlier, my self-compiled version did not segfault
> > when compiled on Ubuntu 10.4, but it did not work correctly either.
> > As for the latter, I suspect another issue which may be unrelated
> > to the segfaults.
> Could this different behaviour be due to different gcc (and glibc?)
> versions -- caused in both cases by some obscure bug?
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