[XeTeX] segfault with xetex

Pablo Rodríguez oinos at web.de
Fri Aug 25 15:53:39 CEST 2006

Jonathan Kew wrote:
> On 25 Aug 2006, at 1:32 pm, Pablo Rodríguez wrote:
>> Epigraphica is actually a typo, the installed font is actually
>> Epigrafica (http://myria.math.aegean.gr/labs/dt/fonts-en.html). What I
>> meant is that my system has no font with this family name.
> I notice that the naming in those fonts is actually a bit  
> inconsistent; the "ph" form occurs in some of the names within the  
> fonts. Perhaps they decided to change it at some point during  
> development, but didn't fix all occurrences. However, I don't think  
> that necessarily explains the crash you're seeing.
> Do you get the same crash if you enter a completely "junk" font name,  
> like \setromanfont{MyBadFontName}? How about if you try a simple  
> \font command like  \font\x="SillyNonExistentFontName" at 12pt ? Or  
> does it only happen with the "ph" typo for Epigrafica?

Sorry, the typo in the \setroman font is only mine. As far as I know,
Epigrafica has correct and consistent font names.

I do get segmentation fault with both \font\x="SillyNonExistentFontName"
at 12pt and \setromanfont{adjfaldsjfas}.

I hope it is clear now,


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