Re: Octave crashes with segfault
- Date: Wed, 16 May 2018 00:01:09 +0900
- From: Takashi Yano <takashi.yano@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Octave crashes with segfault
I have confirmed that this is resolved with fontconfig 1.12.6-2.
On Sat, 12 May 2018 12:37:47 +0900
Takashi Yano <takashi.yano@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi, cygwin folks.
> I found octave cannot start, or crashes by plot command in recent
> 32bit cygwin. This occurs in Windows 10 (1709 or later).
> It seems that this is a problem of fontconfig package.
> To reproduce this:
> 1. Install 32bit version of cygwin with the following packages.
> - octave
> - gnuplot
> - xorg-server
> - dbus
> 2. execute 'dbus-uuidgen'. Without this step, octave complains
> about dbus.
> 3. execute 'run XWin -multiwindow'
> 4. execute 'export DISPLAY=':0.0'
> 5.1 execute 'octave'. This fails with the message:
> octave exited with signal 11
> 5.2 execute 'octave -W' and issue the command 'plot()'.
> This fails with the message:
> panic: Segmentation fault -- stopping myself...
> attempting to save variables to 'octave-workspace'...
> save to 'octave-workspace' complete
> Segmentation fault (core dumped)
> Workaround 1:
> Remove /usr/share/fonts/microsoft/bahnschrift.ttf
> Workaround 2:
> Build fontconfig package from source code and replace
> cygcheck.out in failure environment is attached.
> Takashi Yano <takashi.yano@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Takashi Yano <takashi.yano@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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