[tex-live] xelatex crashes with a large document (TL2010)

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Fri Jun 25 02:26:10 CEST 2010

On Fri, Jun 25, 2010 at 02:17:44AM +0200, Reinhard Kotucha wrote:
> On 25 June 2010 Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard wrote:
>  > Le 24/06/2010 18:07, Pablo Rodríguez a écrit :
>  > > I'm afraid that I cannot provide a minimal sample, I cannot make
>  > > the texts available. all I can do is to attach the crash below.
>  > > 
>  > I understand that you cannot post the source to a public list, but
>  > maybe you could send the material privately to Jonathan Kew
>  > (XeTeX's author)? If it's not possible, I hope he will be able to
>  > fix that without a reproducer.
> I don't understrand why Pablo can't provide a minimal example.  I
> can't imagine that the phrase "the quick brown fox jumps over the lazy
> dog" violates any copyrights.      

If the xetex crashes only with "a large document" as the title says,
then a simple phrase won't really help. It is sometimes very hard to
isolate the culprit part out of a large and complex document.

 Khaled Hosny
 Arabic localiser and member of Arabeyes.org team
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