[tex-live] bug report: dvisvgm cannot use TL

Axel Strübing axel.struebing at freenet.de
Mon May 3 10:49:14 CEST 2010


I tried dvisvgm on two linux distributions, OpenSUSE 11.1 x86_64, debian etch 
This program has to be compiled against libkpathsea, which TL does not provide 
and therefore had been installed from the distribution(s).

Using an adopted texmf.cnf to search in the TL-tree, dvisvgm is not able to 
complete and crashes after opening texfonts.map

The problem was having a 0x20 0x0A last line in texfonts.map leading to double 
free's later on.

I am not sure if this is a kpathsea bug in the distributors packages of 
libkpathsea or if the format of the fontmap file forbids the aforementioned 
last line. The kpathsea documentation just explicitely mentions 'blank 
Having only line breaks (0x0A) at the end of texfonts.map is fine for me.

So I want to suggest to correct texfonts.map anyway. It would play nice - even 
if some external libkpathsea package should be slightly broken. 

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