[XeTeX] Segmentation fault in xdvipdfmx

Jonathan Kew jfkthame at googlemail.com
Wed Jun 3 14:44:34 CEST 2009

On 1 Jun 2009, at 04:00, Vafa Khalighi wrote:

> On Mon, Jun 1, 2009 at 1:22 AM, Jonathan Kew  
> <jfkthame at googlemail.com> wrote:
> On 31 May 2009, at 04:03, Vafa Khalighi wrote:
> maybe irrelevant, but with revision 939, I get Segmentation fault  
> when running xetex.
> Perhaps you could give a little more detail, so there's some chance  
> of reproducing/resolving this?
> JK
> I compiled xetex for revision 939, the copied the binary to /usr/ 
> local/texlive/2008/bin/i386-linux and then generated all formats by  
> $fmtutil -all and eventually opened the terminal and wrote xetex and  
> then it said Segmentation fault.
> That is all.

There were several problems with the newly-added code for \primitive,  
etc.; please try rev 943 (xetex 0.9993.0) and see if this works  
reliably for you now.


PS to Mike, who began this thread: I'm afraid this is completely  
unrelated to the xdvipdfmx failure you reported; it won't help with  

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