Java binary, can't redirect stderr on VM crash

Mark Wielaard mark at
Fri Nov 28 11:33:40 UTC 2008

Hi Patrick,

On Thu, 2008-11-27 at 23:26 +0100, Patrick Wright wrote:
> > If you could post the file then I could try to
> > replicate locally if you want.
> Thanks! Posted in the reply to Tim. It would be interesting to see if
> this is a distro (font?) specific issue or more general. I couldn't
> reproduce on OS X in a quick test and don't have other machines easily
> available.

I can replicate the crash on a Fedora 9 i686 install, but not on a
Fedora 10 x86_64 one, they have fairly different font setups though.

gdb says:

(gdb) bt
#0  0x00110416 in ?? ()
#1  0x0082a660 in raise (sig=<value optimized out>)
    at ../nptl/sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/raise.c:64
#2  0x0082c028 in abort () at abort.c:88
#3  0x0086764d in __libc_message (do_abort=<value optimized out>, 
    fmt=<value optimized out>) at ../sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/libc_fatal.c:170
#4  0x0086d874 in malloc_printerr (action=<value optimized out>, 
    str=<value optimized out>, ptr=<value optimized out>) at malloc.c:5949
#5  0x0086f8d6 in __libc_free (mem=<value optimized out>) at malloc.c:3625
#6  0x05485943 in LEGlyphStorage::reset (this=0x93a822d0)
    at ../../../src/share/native/sun/font/layout/LEGlyphStorage.cpp:75
#7  0x0548b790 in LayoutEngine::reset (this=0x93140b98)
    at ../../../src/share/native/sun/font/layout/LayoutEngine.cpp:533
#8  0x0548dcfd in OpenTypeLayoutEngine::reset (this=0x93140b98)
    at ../../../src/share/native/sun/font/layout/OpenTypeLayoutEngine.cpp:127
#9  0x0548de00 in ~OpenTypeLayoutEngine (this=0x93140b98)
    at ../../../src/share/native/sun/font/layout/OpenTypeLayoutEngine.cpp:141
#10 0x0548b0bd in ~IndicOpenTypeLayoutEngine (this=0x93140b98)
    at ../../../src/share/native/sun/font/layout/IndicLayoutEngine.cpp:70
#11 0x0548d1d8 in Java_sun_font_SunLayoutEngine_nativeLayout (env=0x9c5ecf4, 
    cls=0x164acc, font2d=0x164b1c, strike=0x164b18, matrix=0x164b14, gmask=0, 
    baseIndex=0, text=0x164b08, start=0, limit=1, min=<value optimized out>, 
    max=1, script=33, lang=-1, typo_flags=0, pt=0x164ae8, gvdata=0x164ae4, 
    upem=<value optimized out>, layoutTables=<value optimized out>)
    at ../../../src/share/native/sun/font/layout/SunLayoutEngine.cpp:217

This was with "AR PL UKai CN".



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