Re: [dev] [st] Use after free in font cache

From: Laslo Hunhold <>
Date: Mon, 28 Aug 2017 11:02:55 +0200

On Sun, 27 Aug 2017 21:58:39 -0300
dequis <> wrote:

Hey dequis,

> Hi, got some crashes. Looks like st is calling XftFontClose in the
> last member of the font cache array when it runs out of space in it,
> but that xft font is still used somewhere else.

maybe this is the issue that we get so many reports on where st crashes
in certain font configurations.
Is there a way to also address this without just increasing the font
cache? Is there a logic error in the cache management?

With best regards

Laslo Hunhold

Laslo Hunhold <>
Received on Mon Aug 28 2017 - 11:02:55 CEST

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