[tex-live] Memory curruption (Was: no subject)

Dr. Werner Fink werner at suse.de
Tue Oct 18 17:05:59 CEST 2011

On Tue, Oct 18, 2011 at 02:26:42PM +0200, Peter Breitenlohner wrote:
> On Oct 18 13:55:37, Akira Kakuto <kakuto at fuk.kindai.ac.jp> wrote:
> >>As maintainer of TeX Live for openSuSE I've run on a problem with eptex
> >>dumping platex.  During beta test we always set some environment variables
> >>in our build system like MALLOC_CHECK_=3 and MALLOC_PERTURB_=69.
> >This was known and fixed by the author of e-pTeX in the
> >TeX Live svn trunk. Corresponding binaries are not yet built in TeX
> >Live.
> Dear Werner,
> the patch from from Hironori Kitagawa was applied on 25 Aug (TeX Live SVN
> trunk r23688).  Please let us know if that patch resolves the problem.

No it does not:

 + echo 'Patch #15 (source-eptex.dif):'
 Patch #15 (source-eptex.dif):
 + /bin/cat /usr/src/packages/SOURCES/source-eptex.dif
 + /usr/bin/patch -s -p0 -b --suffix .eptex --fuzz=0


 fmtutil: /tmp/=/var/lib/texmf/web2c/eptex/eptex.fmt installed.
 fmtutil: running `eptex -ini   -jobname=platex -progname=platex *platex.ini' ...
 This is e-pTeX, Version 3.1415926-p3.2-110415-2.3 (utf8.euc) (TeX Live 2011) (INITEX)


 ! Dimension too large.
 \adjustbaseline ...djust at box \cwd \wd \adjust at box 
                                                  \cvs \normalbaselineskip \...
 l.628 \adjustbaseline
 ! Emergency stop.
 \adjustbaseline ...djust at box \cwd \wd \adjust at box 
                                                   \cvs \normalbaselineskip \...
 l.628 \adjustbaseline
 No pages of output.

I've attached the minimal patch I used for the build


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