[tex-live] mkluatexfontdb version 1.07, database version 2.009 crashes

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Sun Jun 6 11:17:24 CEST 2010

Peter Dyballa wrote:
> Am 06.06.2010 um 10:02 schrieb Taco Hoekwater:
>>  mtxrun --script fonts --reload

Thanks for this, that output looks good (in the sense that does not
not crash, but it does not appear it finds/likes many of system fonts).
Unfortunately, it would have been better if mtxrun crashed as well
(easier to debug). To me, it seems that one of these must be true:

* mkluatexfontdb uses different font directories or a different
   blacklist set, therefore finds different fonts, and crashes
   on one of those fonts.

* mkluatexfontdb fetches different information from the fonts
   it does load, and there is a crash in texlua in that part of
   the code.

* mkluatexfontdb uses different code for dumping the cached
   information, so maybe there is a bug in that (either in
   mkluatexfontdb or in texlua itself)

* mkluatexfontdb is continuing on after a font load error where
   context's mtxrun actually stops and rejects the font (possible,
   but it seems this is least likely).

Best wishes,

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