Problem Building Libreoffice on Linux

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at
Fri Feb 19 09:10:48 UTC 2016

On Thu, Feb 18, 2016 at 02:36:48PM +0100, Michael Stahl wrote:
> On 18.02.2016 14:17, Khaled Hosny wrote:
> > I don’t think it is just the unit test that is failing, running the
> > application will most likely crash as well. Building with system
> > HarfBuzz should fix the issue, until a better fix is found.
> commit 549130ab5d9616f7eb5504db31546b386737ccb2 on master should
> hopefully fix the problem of VCL exporting conflicting hb_* symbols.
> Pranav please tell us if it still crashes.

This fixed the crash for me, it would be nice to backport this to other
active branches since it seems to affect anyone with a recent enough
system HarfBuzz.


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