Bug 13963 - netscape 4.73's usage of chkfontpath munges /etc/X11/fs/config
Summary: netscape 4.73's usage of chkfontpath munges /etc/X11/fs/config
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 10128
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: chkfontpath   
(Show other bugs)
Version: 6.1
Hardware: i386 Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Preston Brown
QA Contact:
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2000-07-14 18:32 UTC by Burt Holzman
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
0 users

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Story Points: ---
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2000-08-29 19:32:11 UTC
Type: ---
Regression: ---
Mount Type: ---
Documentation: ---
Verified Versions:
Category: ---
oVirt Team: ---
RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:
Cloudforms Team: ---

Attachments (Terms of Use)

Description Burt Holzman 2000-07-14 18:32:26 UTC
Apparently, upgrading to netscape 4.73 botches
/etc/X11/fs/config, by pre-pending 
/usr/X11R6/X11/fonts/75dpi to the fonts catalogue.

That would normally be well and good, but it is
missing a comma, so my config reads:

catalogue = /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi

and fails to load the windows TTFs.  Please tell
netscape rpm to get out of my xfs.

- B

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2000-07-14 18:44:34 UTC
Netscape simply runs chkfontpath, it doesn't edit it directly.

Reassigned to chkfontpath.

Comment 2 Preston Brown 2000-08-29 18:43:42 UTC
your /etc/X11/fs/config file must have been in an 'unusual' state before
chkfontpath ran, as we have had no other bugreports of this nature.  Can you
please attach your /etc/X11/fs/config to this report?

Comment 3 Burt Holzman 2000-08-29 19:32:09 UTC
Here is my /etc/X11/fs/config:

# Default font server configuration file for Red Hat Linux 6.0

# allow a max of 4 clients to connect to this font server
client-limit = 4

# when a font server reaches its limit, start up a new one
clone-self = off

# alternate font servers for clients to use
#alternate-servers = foo:7101,bar:7102

# where to look for fonts
# Some of these are commented out, i.e. the TrueType and Type1
# directories in /usr/share, because they aren't forced to be
# installed alongside X.
catalogue = 

Comment 4 Preston Brown 2000-08-30 18:24:13 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 10128 ***

Note You need to log in before you can comment on or make changes to this bug.