[tex-live] xdvi crashes

Paul Vojta vojta at math.berkeley.edu
Thu Feb 19 21:51:28 CET 2015

On Tue, Feb 17, 2015 at 04:11:28PM -0500, Bob Tennent wrote:
>  >|> I've had reports that xdvi crashes when searching files
>  >|> generated using musixtex.tex. I've confirmed this on
>  >|> the attached (large) file. I wasn't able to confirm the
>  >|> problem on smaller files. The issue arises after doing
>  >|> Ctrl-f to do a search. If the search is unsuccessful,
>  >|> xdvi crashes with the message
>  >|>
>  >|> xdvi-xaw: Fatal error: currinf.set_char_p is not a
>  >|>registered routine!
>  >|>
>  >|> The binary is 2014/bin/i386-linux/xdvi.
>  >|
>  >|What is the output of "xdvi --version"? (without the
>  >|quotes)?
> xdvik version 22.87 (Xaw toolkit)
> Libraries: kpathsea version 6.2.0, freetype version 2.5.3
>  >|I believe that this bug was fixed in xdvik 22.87; see
>  >|sourceforge bug #388.
> That seems to be a different bug with the same error
> message. The example program given in the bug report
> at sourceforge doesn't have the same problem with the
> texlive-2014 version of xdvi.
> Bob T.

Well, I've been trying it by running "xdvi musixtex"; then I type Control-F,
xyzzy, and hit Return.  I get the popup "Searched to end of file...",
and if I hit Return again, I get the same popup again.

What is your precise procedure?

--Paul Vojta

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