[Scribus] scribus and freetype2 problem...

Craig Bradney cbradney
Thu Feb 17 15:37:07 CET 2005

On Thursday 17 February 2005 13:00, Matthias Gessl wrote:
> Am Donnerstag, 17. Februar 2005 11:27 schrieb Craig Bradney:
> > Can you try changing the lines from:
> > t->cached_RealName = QString(FT_Get_Postscript_Name(face));
> >
> > to:
> > if (FT_Get_Postscript_Name(face)!=NULL)
> > 	t->cached_RealName = QString(FT_Get_Postscript_Name(face));
> >
> > and rebuild just as test. I think we might have to throw away the font or
> > report some information to the console or make a fake realname from the
> > other data we have there. Can you tell what font its crashing on there
> > btw?
> Hi Craig,
> sorry, doesn't work. even the access to FT_Get_Postscript_Name in the if
> statement leads to a crash. hmmmm... yesterday while doing some debug i one
> time was able to insert a printf which resultet in an '(null)' output for
> FT_Get_Postscript_Name(face). changing the line to 't->cached_RealName=ts;'
> seems to work, scribus starts. font is 'Bitstream Vera Sans' (first
> truetype font it tries to load)- but removing the fontpath showed scribus
> also crashes on type1 fonts... something wrong with my setup, or an error
> in scribus?

The problem we face is that freetype doesnt always report errors that well, 
plus its hard to know with so many fonts installed which one, if any, are 

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