On Tue, Oct 10, 2000 at 09:53:02PM -0400, Tom Rathborne wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 10, 2000 at 11:12:28AM +1100, Darren R. C. KELLY wrote:
> > [using gimp-1.0.4-3 ]
> Yow! Old!

Oh, and *duh* I should mention that I'm using recent (post-1.1.27) CVS
GIMP and gimp-freetype on Linux x86 and PPC. If compiler and/or Perl
config is relevant let me know and I'll dredge them up.

> I'm also having trouble with gimp-perl and text; I am trying to render
> text through freetype or gdyntext and they keep segfaulting. I have
> tracked the segfault down to this line in gimp-freetype: (line 187)
>           strncpy (vals.font_file,   param[4].data.d_string, BUF_SIZE);
> This is a safe operation because vals.font_file is allocated as a
> char[BUF_SIZE]. Also, if I replace this line with something that prints
> out param[4].data.d_string, it segfaults there. Obviously there is
> something wrong with the params being passed in, but I can't figure
> out where.
> It seems fine under script-fu, and the code for gimp-freetype looks
> pretty clean, so I suspect a problem in the PDB/Gimp-Perl interface.
> Anyways I've attached a short script which demonstrates the failure
> so if anyone has any insight into it I'd like to hear it.


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