[tex-live] segfault in pdflatex
brho at eecs.berkeley.edu
Fri Jan 29 02:02:24 CET 2010
pdflatex segfaults in libc when including graphics in specific
circumstances in texlive-2009. It is location-specific (certain
location in the file - seems like when its near the top of a page).
If there is a ./ at the beginning of the \graphicspath, and no path on
the \includegraphics item, it segfaults. If there is no \graphicspath,
but a ./ at the beginning of the \includegraphics item, it segfaults.
Again, this is only for a pdf at a certain location (tried with multiple
Here's the backtrace:
Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
0xb7b6b17b in strlen () from /lib/libc.so.6
#0 0xb7b6b17b in strlen () from /lib/libc.so.6
#1 0xb7e688c3 in GlobalParams::scanEncodingDirs() ()
#2 0xb7e699cf in GlobalParams::GlobalParams(char const*) ()
#3 0x080ce046 in ?? ()
#4 0x080bb753 in ?? ()
#5 0x0860a120 in ?? ()
#6 0x00000000 in ?? ()
That's probably not enough info to debug fully, but I can't provide
the .tex I'm using at this time. If there's something I can try to
debug this more, let me know.
If you want to follow-up with me on this, email me directly (I'm not on
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