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Old 10-03-2012, 05:38 PM   #1
Martinus2u
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fix fontconfig 2.9.0 crashing secondlife viewers


Some of you might remember that I wrote about an incompatibility between those software packages when fontconfig was updated in -current. I am confident that the viewers will be adapted at some point, but in the meantime I have developed a patch. BAsically you need to rebuild the fontconfig package with a modified Slackbuild that applies the following patch prior to compilation:

Code:
--- fontconfig-2.9.0/src/fcmatch.c.orig	2012-03-10 07:24:46.000000000 +0100
+++ fontconfig-2.9.0/src/fcmatch.c	2012-10-03 18:57:48.468070619 +0200
@@ -847,7 +847,10 @@
     int		nsets;
 
     assert (p != NULL);
-    assert (result != NULL);
+    /* assert (result != NULL); */
+    FcResult DummyResult;
+    FcResult *resultp = &DummyResult;
+    FcResult **resultpp = (result == NULL) ? &resultp : &result ;
 
     if (!config)
     {
@@ -860,7 +863,7 @@
 	sets[nsets++] = config->fonts[FcSetSystem];
     if (config->fonts[FcSetApplication])
 	sets[nsets++] = config->fonts[FcSetApplication];
-    return FcFontSetSort (config, sets, nsets, p, trim, csp, result);
+    return FcFontSetSort (config, sets, nsets, p, trim, csp, *resultpp);
 }
 #define __fcmatch__
 #include "fcaliastail.h"
When using multilibs, it is the 32bit library that needs attention.
 
  


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