[Scribus] Scribus crashes
Wed Dec 15 09:38:23 CET 2004
On Wednesday 15 December 2004 02:09, Andy Steinhauf wrote:
> Hello Craig !
> > >> > i've updated freetype2 to 2.1.9 (self compiled). After this update
> > >
> > > Scribus crashes every time at startup (short after displaying
> > > "searching fonts"). I recompiled it, i've deleted the .scribus
> > > directory in my home directory... it crashes. Has someone the same
> > > experience ?
> > Nope, but I have a few guesses. The first and foremost is the
> > possibility that you compiled against the newer headers, but the app is
> > being linked against the older library at runtime (or vice versa).
> I've checked it and found an old freetype-devel package. I'v uninstalled it
> and reinstalled my selfcompiled rpm package. The I recompiled Scribus.
> Result: the same. It crashes at startup. After run of strace scribus, i can
> say it crashes while processing Type1 fonts...
I guess the first question is why upgrade freetype2 ?
There are a whole slew of major libraries which are built against this.
Upgrading freetype2 independently of the other major libs (Qt,GTK etc.) which
are compiled against it can cause lots of weird applications errors.
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