[XeTeX] Segmentation fault error in xdvipdfmx 0.7.8 with CharisSIL 4.106

Mike Maxwell maxwell at umiacs.umd.edu
Sat Feb 13 21:30:43 CET 2010

Jonathan Kew wrote:
> Seems odd; as far as I can tell from the logs of the tug.org 
> <http://tug.org> subversion repository, the update to 0.7.8 occurred 
> about Sep 20th. (And 0.7.7 was on Sep 4th, so the time window for 
> getting that version ought to have been fairly short.)

Sure enough, the timestamp on xdvipdfmx is 18 Sept:
 > ls -l /groups/tools/texlive/2009/bin/x86_64-linux/xdvipdfmx
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root users 1452512 Sep 18 18:52 
That's also the timestamp on xetex, which shows the following version info:
 > xetex -v
XeTeX 3.1415926-2.2-0.9995.2 (TeX Live 2009)
kpathsea version 5.0.0
Copyright 2009 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 3.8.1 [with modifications for XeTeX]
Compiled with zlib version 1.2.3; using 1.2.3
Compiled with FreeType2 version 2.3.9; using 2.3.9
Compiled with fontconfig version 2.6.0; using 2.4.1
Compiled with libpng version 1.2.39; using 1.2.39
Compiled with xpdf version 3.02pl3
Is that the version of xetex that was supposed to ship with TL09?

    Mike Maxwell
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    --Robert Dicke, Princeton physicist

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