[Bug 541888] New: Fontforge crashes when loading font

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Summary: Fontforge crashes when loading font


           Summary: Fontforge crashes when loading font
           Product: Fedora
           Version: 12
          Platform: x86_64
        OS/Version: Linux
            Status: NEW
          Severity: urgent
          Priority: low
         Component: fontforge
        AssignedTo: kevin at tummy.com
        ReportedBy: tobias at ringis.se
         QAContact: extras-qa at fedoraproject.org
                CC: roozbeh at gmail.com, kevin at tummy.com,
                    fedora-fonts-bugs-list at redhat.com
    Classification: Fedora

Description of problem:

It seems to crash no matter which font I try to open.  New works.

> fontforge /usr/share/fonts/dejavu/DejaVuSansMono.ttf
Copyright (c) 2000-2009 by George Williams.
 Executable based on sources from 22:35 GMT 22-Jun-2009.
 Library based on sources from 22:35 GMT 22-Jun-2009.
Failed to create a fontset for the input method
-urw-urw gothic l-medium-r-normal--16-0-0-0-p-0-iso8859-1,-urw-urw gothic
l-medium-r-normal--16-0-0-0-p-0-iso8859-2,-urw-urw gothic
l-medium-r-normal--16-0-0-0-p-0-iso8859-3,-urw-urw gothic
l-medium-r-normal--16-0-0-0-p-0-iso8859-4,-urw-urw gothic
l-medium-r-normal--16-0-0-0-p-0-iso8859-5,-urw-urw gothic
l-medium-r-normal--16-0-0-0-p-0-iso8859-9,-urw-urw gothic
l-medium-r-normal--16-0-0-0-p-0-iso8859-10,-urw-urw gothic
l-medium-r-normal--16-0-0-0-p-0-iso8859-15,-urw-urw gothic
l-medium-r-normal--16-0-0-0-p-0-koi8-uni,-arphic-ar pl uming
cn-light-r-normal--16-0-0-0-p-0-gb2312.1980-0,-arphic-ar pl uming
tw-light-r-normal--16-0-0-0-p-0-big5-0,-urw-urw gothic
Help! Server claimed font
 -arphic-ar pl uming tw-light-r-normal--13-0-0-0-p-0-iso10646-1
 existed in the font list, but when I asked for it there was nothing.
 I may crash soon.
Segmentation fault (core dumped)

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. yum install fontforge
2. fontforge /usr/share/fonts/dejavu/DejaVuSansMono.ttf

Actual results:

Crash, boom, bang.  (See above)

Expected results:

Less crash, boom and bang.

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