[Scribus] seg fault with templates

Martin Costabel costabel
Thu Nov 27 22:51:37 CET 2003

bulk at katskave.com wrote:

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> hi everyone,
> I just upgraded to Scribus 1.1.2 using fink and I discovered that I 
> cannot edit the template in this file.  It was acting funny before - the 
> text wrapped around the "bullets" in the template, but not in the page 
> that the template was applied to or in pdf output.  Now when I select 
> any item on that template, scribus crashes with a "bus error".  

I get a slightly different crash log, but it crashes for me, too, 
whenever I try to edit a *new* template (the "Normal" template seems to 

Unfortunately, scribus-1.1.2 is not very usable on Mac OSX right now, 
apart from these crashes:

- Many fonts show up in the menus, but don't have any glyphs. Several 
people have observed this, but I don't know of any clear pattern. It is 
not even completely deterministic. I don't know how to debug this.

- The color endian problem for the screen display is not completely 
solved: Text characters still have an outer contour in the wrong color. 
Here is a picture that shows this phenomenon 
The print preview is OK.

The older version 1.0.1 works fine.


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