[tex-live] TL 2011 Segmentation fault xelatex

Pander pander at users.sourceforge.net
Wed Jul 27 15:22:37 CEST 2011

On 2011-07-27 15:14, Pander wrote:
> On 2011-07-27 14:54, Pander wrote:
>> On 2011-07-27 14:19, Martin Schröder wrote:
>>> 2011/7/27 Pander <pander at users.sourceforge.net>:
>>>> Below is part of the output. How do I go about reporting so that it can
>>>> be fixed?
>>> Tell us more. Which os, what's the input...
>> Attached is the document that creates the segmentation fault.
> Solved it! :D I did an:
>    strace xelatex documentz
> and it showed a broken pipe after loading FreeSans.ttf
> Because FreeSans has both .ttf and .otf and fontconfig/fontspec is
> unable to point to one specific file, this can cause an ambiguous situation.
> After hiding all gnu-freefont TTF files (also the ones shipped with
> Ubuntu's ttf-freefont) it worked again :) I already synced the OTF files
> from TeX Live and the ttf-freefont packages with my personal latest
> build of freefont, so those are identical.
> However, 2010 did not segfault on this.
> This freefont issue I reported earlier to Ubuntu but it is unlikely that
> they will remove this package from the compulsory base packages...
> Nevertheless this has been more then once problematic for my system.

and vote
  "Yes this affect me too"

> Thanks,
> Pander

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