[Xquartz-dev] Some fonts crash server? was Re: The 2.1.0 package and Apple System Fonts

Jeremy Huddleston jeremyhu at berkeley.edu
Sat Dec 8 18:17:29 PST 2007

On Dec 8, 2007, at 17:44, Ben Byer wrote:

> On Dec 2, 2007, at 3:03 PM, Merle Reinhart wrote:
>> Thread 1 Crashed:
>> 0   libSystem.B.dylib             	0xffff07c7 __memcpy + 39
>> 1   Xquartz                       	0x00008a75 doListFontsAndAliases  
>> + 1205
>> 2   Xquartz                       	0x00008fd1 ListFonts + 289
>> So, things still look a bit iffy adding fonts (in general, I don't  
>> need to do this, but I find the Monaco font handy at times).
> Sorry for the delayed response on this.   This is a bug, and we  
> should be able to fix it, but I'm guessing it's caused by some  
> specific font on your system.  Can you try to narrow it down?   
> (Unfortunately, you might just have to start moving fonts back and  
> forth between directories until you find one font that makes the  
> crash happen.)

And also do a refresh of mkfontdir, mkfontscale when you do... Also,  
you should probably do a binary search rather than trying one font at  
a time.

The ones in /System/Library/Fonts are probably fine.  I'd be  
suspicious of /Library/Fonts first

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