[Scribus] Scribus crashes
Wed Dec 15 12:20:21 CET 2004
On Wednesday 15 December 2004 02:35, Andy Steinhauf wrote:
> Hello !
> > > > 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.
> I've updated from 2.1.4 to 2.1.9, because it's rquired by gimp 2.2preX.
> I've also updated gtk from 2.2.x to 2.4.x and all needed libraries. I have
> no problems with gimp, inkscape or KDE after the upgrade...
I also did a test when 2.1.9 first came out.. all the GTK apps crashed around
me but all KDE and Qt apps were fine, including Scribus. Scribus also got the
outlined fonts correctly working again due to the correct values coming back
from FT 2.1.9.
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