[tex-live] [XeTeX] TeXLive Pretest - XeTeX segfaults on LInux 64

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Mon Jul 12 17:48:32 CEST 2010

On 07/12/2010 05:09 PM, Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard wrote:
> Le 12/07/2010 10:28, Jonathan Kew a écrit :
>> I'm pretty sure this is true; it's probably a straightforward error related
>> to data structures/sizes/etc in the code that interprets the font tables, but
>> I haven't had the opportunity to set up a 64-bit system and try to debug it.
>> If someone on a 64-bit system cares to do a debug build and provide a
>> backtrace from such a crash, that would be a good start towards identifying
>> the problem.
> Interestingly enough, the version shipped with TL segfaults just as in Ulrik's
> report, while a locally compiled version (with debugging symbols, using the
> sources in xetex's trunk) doesn't.
> Sounds very much like Khaled's report conerning LuaTeX, one hour ago...

It has to be unrelated as Khaled's crash happens in code that does not
exist in XeTeX.

Best wishes,

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