[scribus] Scribus crashes once again, but this time Signal #7

Craig Bradney cbradney at scribus.info
Mon Jul 23 06:51:59 UTC 2012

On 23/07/2012, at 8:23, ale rimoldi <ale.comp_06 at xox.ch> wrote:

> hi john,
>> Error sent to somewhere (Ubuntu?) says if crashed due to an Ubuntu
>> 12.04 Internal error "scribus crashed with signal #7 in
>> FT_Get_Kerning()"
>> Thankfully, if I can get this issue out by morning, I will not have
>> another to layout for 3 more months.  Maybe by then these Scribus
>> 1.4.1 vs Ubuntu 12.04 errors will be resolved.  The next time it
>> crashes, however, I am going to revert to 1.4.0.  Was using Ubuntu
>> 12.04 with that and it ran fine last issue.  While whatever function
>> that kerning thing is interfacing with the OS could have been updated
>> since May of this year, I'm willing to see if 1.4.0 runs any better.
>> Love Scribus, but wow, it can be frustrating to get so close and loose
>> control of the program and the data file.
> please report this issue to the bug tracker... and, if you can, attach
> the broken file.
> i don't think that it's an ubuntu issue but, without a backtrace, it's
> very hard to say for me.
> all in all, i don't think that going back to 1.4.0 will make it any
> better, but: who knows?
> ciao

Sounds like a bad font or free type crash.


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