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Bug#510966: latest mgp package doesn't display any presentation, not even included examples


I've been happily using mgp 1.13a for some time now.
Today, I used the following presentation with it :

Do you mind sending me an example which fails to load ?

The included examples have not been usable for quite a long time as the font 
management had been changed.
I think these examples are not present in the snapshot source distribution of 


Le mardi 6 janvier 2009, Harald Welte a écrit :
> Package: mgp
> Version: 1.13a-1
> Severity: critical
> After running an 'apt-get upgrade' on my debian unstable, the latest mgp
> version was installed.  Unfortunately, this mgp version does nothing but
> show a black screen, refuse to terminate on user request and eat all CPU
> and memory.
> This can be easily reproduced by running mgp on one of the examples
> included with it, e.g. the  /usr/share/doc/mgp/examples/sample.mgp
> I've tried all options that would make sense, including -o / -O / -x vflib
> / -x freetype / -l / -V / -F 0,0,0.  The behaviour is always consistent and
> always reproducible.
> strace()ing the binary shows repeated calls to brk(), and top indicates the
> process is eating up all cpu cycles available.  The program cannot be
> terminated by the usual 'q' key, since apparently kbd input is never
> processed and the process never reasds from its libX11 filedescriptor
> again.
> -- System Information:
> Debian Release: 5.0
>   APT prefers unstable
>   APT policy: (500, 'unstable')
> Architecture: i386 (i686)
> Kernel: Linux 2.6.27-rc7
> Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
> Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
> Versions of packages mgp depends on:
> ii  imlib11                1.9.15-7          Imlib is an imaging library
> for X ii  libc6                  2.7-18            GNU C Library: Shared
> libraries ii  libfontconfig1         2.6.0-3           generic font
> configuration library ii  libgif4                4.1.6-6           library
> for GIF images (library) ii  libice6                2:1.0.4-1         X11
> Inter-Client Exchange library ii  libjpeg62              6b-14            
> The Independent JPEG Group's JPEG ii  libm17n-0              1.5.2-1       
>    a multilingual text processing lib ii  libmng1                1.0.9-1   
>        Multiple-image Network Graphics li ii  libpng12-0            
> 1.2.27-2          PNG library - runtime ii  libsm6                
> 2:1.0.3-2         X11 Session Management library ii  libtiff4              
> 3.8.2-11          Tag Image File Format (TIFF) libra ii  libx11-6          
>     2:1.1.5-2         X11 client-side library ii  libxext6              
> 2:1.0.4-1         X11 miscellaneous extension librar ii  libxft2           
>     2.1.12-3          FreeType-based font drawing librar ii  libxmu6       
>         2:1.0.4-1         X11 miscellaneous utility library ii  libxt6     
>            1:1.0.5-3         X11 toolkit intrinsics library ii  perl
> [perl5]           5.10.0-19         Larry Wall's Practical Extraction ii 
> zlib1g                 1: compression library - runtime
> Versions of packages mgp recommends:
> ii  libjpeg-progs                 6b-14      Programs for manipulating JPEG
> fil ii  netpbm [pnmtopng]             2:10.0-12  Graphics conversion tools
> ii  sharutils                     1:4.6.3-1  shar, unshar, uuencode,
> uudecode
> Versions of packages mgp suggests:
> pn  asiya24-vfont             <none>         (no description available)
> ii  emacsen-common            1.4.17         Common facilities for all
> emacsen ii  ghostscript               8.63.dfsg.1-2  The GPL Ghostscript
> PostScript/PDF ii  gsfonts-x11               0.21           Make
> Ghostscript fonts available t pn  texlive                   <none>        
> (no description available) pn  ttf-freefont              <none>         (no
> description available) ii  ttf-kochi-gothic          1.0.20030809-8 Kochi
> Subst Gothic Japanese TrueTy ii  ttf-kochi-mincho          1.0.20030809-8
> Kochi Subst Mincho Japanese TrueTy ii  ttf-opensymbol            1:2.4.1-15
>     The OpenSymbol TrueType font ii  ttf-sazanami-gothic       20040629-2  
>   Sazanami Gothic Japanese TrueType ii  ttf-sazanami-mincho      
> 20040629-2     Sazanami Mincho Japanese TrueType
> -- no debconf information

- Philippe Latu
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