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Bug#584350: refcard: FTBFS: xmlroff segfaults on japanese PDF

On 2010-09-19 17:44, Simon Paillard wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 19, 2010 at 05:19:04PM +0200, W. Martin Borgert wrote:
> > On 2010-09-18 23:04, Simon Paillard wrote:
> > > I still wonder which were your build conditions that allowed you to
> > > * successfully * build the package.
> > 
> > Interesting: Refcard builds fine on my system (sid). Building in
> > a clean sid chroot lead to xmlroff crashes. Disabling the
> > deprecated gnomeprint backend entirely (GPLIST variable in the
> > refcard Makefile), made it work.
> That's why I noticed too
> (http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=584350#12) but the
> build result for japanese is not correct
> > The reason to use gnomeprint was a bug in the default cairo backend.
> > But the original bug is still there, I re-checked #492597 and I can
> > reproduce the crash in my chroot. Anyway, I will upload refcard now
> > and we will see whether xmlroff crashes on other machines...
> But the gnomeprint backend is deprecated #542564

Yes, that's I wrote 14 lines before :~) Using deprecated stuff
was necessary at that time, because the other backend used to
crash (and still crashes in some cases).

Btw. I committed my changes to SVN. Would you mind to build and
upload? I'm busy - again - and if you to the build, it is one
more check, that my changes are not completely bullshit :~) TIA!

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