|Summary:||xmode2 is broken|
|Product:||[Fedora] Fedora||Reporter:||Sean Young <sean>|
|Component:||lirc||Assignee:||Alec Leamas <leamas.alec>|
|Status:||CLOSED EOL||QA Contact:||Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>|
|Version:||31||CC:||hobbes1069, jarodwilson, leamas.alec, sean|
|Fixed In Version:||Doc Type:||If docs needed, set a value|
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|Last Closed:||2020-11-24 17:34:32 UTC||Type:||Bug|
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Description Sean Young 2020-01-17 11:15:35 UTC
Description of problem: Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): How reproducible: Steps to Reproduce: 1. 2. 3. Actual results: Expected results: Additional info:
Comment 1 Sean Young 2020-01-17 11:18:37 UTC
Sorry I fat-fingered that. I did not mean to create an empty bug! Two command lines from the man page: $ xmode2 --driver default --device /dev/lirc0 Using driver default on device /dev/lirc0 could't load font $ xmode2 --raw /dev/lirc0 ?: too many arguments $ xmode2 -H default -r -d Segmentation fault (core dumped) $ xmode2 -H default -r -d /dev/lirc ?: too many arguments How is this supposed to work?
Comment 2 Alec Leamas 2020-11-03 15:56:16 UTC
hm... sorry for long delay. Assuming answers are not that useful for you, but perhaps for someone else (?) The font loaded is searched using font1_name = "-misc-fixed-*-r-*-*-12-*-*-*-*-*-iso8859-1". Installing the xorg-x11-fonts-misc should fix this. Now when when we have weak dependencies, a Suggests: might make sense Otherwise, the first invocation is OK. note that xmode2 in many cases needs to run using sudo to get access to devices. It drops privileges before running the GUI. Also note that mode2 has a semi-graphical -s option which does the work in most situations.
Comment 3 Ben Cotton 2020-11-03 17:07:26 UTC
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Comment 4 Ben Cotton 2020-11-24 17:34:32 UTC
Fedora 31 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2020-11-24. Fedora 31 is no longer maintained, which means that it will not receive any further security or bug fix updates. As a result we are closing this bug. If you can reproduce this bug against a currently maintained version of Fedora please feel free to reopen this bug against that version. If you are unable to reopen this bug, please file a new report against the current release. If you experience problems, please add a comment to this bug. Thank you for reporting this bug and we are sorry it could not be fixed.