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Re: X Crasher in todays rawhide



On Tue, 2007-06-26 at 19:46 +0200, Patrice Dumas wrote:
> Kristian Høgsberg wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I pushed the new core X fonts packages yesterday and they appear in
> > todays rawhide.  They now use the catalogue font path mechanism, where
> > the package adds a symlink to the font dir in /etc/X11/fontpath.d and
> > the X server automatically picks up the new fonts.  The symlinks name
> > can contain attributes such as :unscaled to prevent scaling bitmap fonts
> > or :pri=10 to control the search order.
> > However, there's a bug in the libXfont package in rawhide, that crashes
> > when comparing symlinks with no attributes.  I'd suggest either skipping
> > the rawhide upgrade today, avoiding xorg-x11-fonts-*, or do the upgrade
> > and the pull the new libXfont builds manually:
> > 	http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/buildinfo?buildID=9752
> > Kristian
> 
> The fonts in fluxbox window titles have changed.
> 
> And in gv, or xpdf (gv is an Xaw app, xpdf is lesstif based), I get:
>  Warning: Cannot convert string "-*-Helvetica-Medium-R-Normal--*-140-*-*-P-*-ISO8859-1" to type FontStruct
> 
> Warning: Cannot convert string "-*-times-medium-r-normal--14-*-*-*-*-*-iso8859-1" to type FontStruct
> 
> I don't recall having those error messages before the libXfont update.
> Is it a bug or a normal side-effect?

That's a problem... could you open a bug, assign to me, attach output
from xset q, ls -l /etc/X11/fontpath.d, rpm -qa | grep xorg-x11-fonts
and xlsfonts?

thanks,
Kristian



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