Bug 444377

Summary: fontforge crashes by missing -ibm-courier-medium-.. fonts on F8->F9 system.
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Caius Chance <me>
Component: xorg-x11-fontsAssignee: Kristian Høgsberg <krh>
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Priority: low    
Version: 9CC: adam, drfudgeboy, eng-i18n-bugs, fonts-bugs, petersen, roozbeh, xgl-maint
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OS: Linux   
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Description Caius Chance 2008-04-27 21:39:40 EDT
Description of problem:
fontforge crashes by missing -ibm-courier-medium-.. fonts on F8->F9 system. It
has the following error messages right after the splash screen has flashed on
the desktop:

$ LANG=en_US.UTF-8 fontforge
Copyright (c) 2000-2008 by George Williams.
 Executable based on sources from 22:48 GMT 9-Mar-2008.
 Library based on sources from 22:48 GMT 9-Mar-2008.
Help! Server claimed font
 existed in the font list, but when I asked for it there was nothing.
 I may crash soon.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Installed fontforge rpm on F8->F9 system.
2. Start gnome-terminal by Alt-F2 > 'gnome-terminal'.
3. Input fontforge.
4. Check results.
Actual results:
fontforge started.

Expected results:
fontforge crashed with error messages.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Caius Chance 2008-04-27 21:49:10 EDT
Removal of entries in /usr/share/X11/Type1/fonts.dir does resolve the problem:

cour.pfa -ibm-courier-medium-r-normal--0-0-0-0-m-0-iso10646-1
cour.pfa -ibm-courier-medium-r-normal--0-0-0-0-m-0-iso8859-1
cour.pfa -ibm-courier-medium-r-normal--0-0-0-0-m-0-iso8859-3
cour.pfa -ibm-courier-medium-r-normal--0-0-0-0-m-0-iso8859-9
courb.pfa -ibm-courier-bold-r-normal--0-0-0-0-m-0-iso10646-1
courb.pfa -ibm-courier-bold-r-normal--0-0-0-0-m-0-iso8859-1
courb.pfa -ibm-courier-bold-r-normal--0-0-0-0-m-0-iso8859-3
courb.pfa -ibm-courier-bold-r-normal--0-0-0-0-m-0-iso8859-9
courbi.pfa -ibm-courier-bold-i-normal--0-0-0-0-m-0-iso10646-1
courbi.pfa -ibm-courier-bold-i-normal--0-0-0-0-m-0-iso8859-1
courbi.pfa -ibm-courier-bold-i-normal--0-0-0-0-m-0-iso8859-3
courbi.pfa -ibm-courier-bold-i-normal--0-0-0-0-m-0-iso8859-9
couri.pfa -ibm-courier-medium-i-normal--0-0-0-0-m-0-iso10646-1
couri.pfa -ibm-courier-medium-i-normal--0-0-0-0-m-0-iso8859-1
couri.pfa -ibm-courier-medium-i-normal--0-0-0-0-m-0-iso8859-3
couri.pfa -ibm-courier-medium-i-normal--0-0-0-0-m-0-iso8859-9
Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2008-05-14 06:16:45 EDT
Changing version to '9' as part of upcoming Fedora 9 GA.
More information and reason for this action is here:
Comment 3 Nicolas Mailhot 2008-06-21 09:15:52 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 450709 ***