Problem Building Libreoffice on Linux

Michael Stahl mstahl at
Fri Feb 19 12:10:53 UTC 2016

On 19.02.2016 10:10, Khaled Hosny wrote:
> 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.

okay, great; meanwhile it landed in libreoffice-5-1 as commit
c2f19cda2b0c0ecea69e57bb0ae9a364e939b729, and in libreoffice-5-0 as
commit 395995f03dd640aee28767f6d920901d91dd3bee

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