[Fontconfig] Did fontconfig cause these Emacs segfaults?

Keith Packard keithp at keithp.com
Sat Dec 16 12:33:43 PST 2006

On Fri, 2006-12-15 at 15:25 +0100, Stephen Berman wrote:
> I'm currently running SUSE 10.1 and on this system I build CVS Emacs
> with GTK support.  Emacs was running fine until I installed the SUSE
> 10.1 rpm of wxGTK, then the next time I started Emacs it immediately
> segfaulted (no other GTK application segfaulted).  The backtrace
> showed it crashing in libfontconfig; this is fontconfig-2.3.94-18.4.

Version 2.3.94 was never a released version of fontconfig; the .94
suffix indicates that it was the fourth release candidate for version
2.4. As to why SUSE decided to ship an unreleased version of fontconfig,
I really cannot say.

keith.packard at intel.com
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