Bug 174507 - Xvfb has wrong font path hard coded
Summary: Xvfb has wrong font path hard coded
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Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11-server
Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Mike A. Harris
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Blocks: FC5Blocker
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2005-11-29 16:34 UTC by Tim Waugh
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:11 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 14:19:05 UTC
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Description Tim Waugh 2005-11-29 16:34:00 UTC
Description of problem:
Xvfb fails to start.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
xorg-x11-server-Xvfb-0.99.3-9

How reproducible:
100%

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Xvfb :5
  
Actual results:
Could not init font path element /usr/lib/X11/fonts/misc/, removing from list!
Could not init font path element /usr/lib/X11/fonts/TTF/, removing from list!
Could not init font path element /usr/lib/X11/fonts/OTF, removing from list!
Could not init font path element /usr/lib/X11/fonts/Type1/, removing from list!
Could not init font path element /usr/lib/X11/fonts/CID/, removing from list!
Could not init font path element /usr/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi/, removing from
list!Could not init font path element /usr/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi/, removing from list!

Fatal server error:
could not open default font 'fixed'

Comment 1 Tim Waugh 2005-11-29 18:09:21 UTC
Looks like xorg-x11-server's configure.ac needs this change at line 346:

-FONTDIR="${libdir}/X11/fonts"
+FONTDIR="${datadir}/X11/fonts"

Not sure if that fixes it?

Comment 2 Mike A. Harris 2006-02-21 10:44:41 UTC
Same issue for Xnest:

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=174484

Comment 3 Mike A. Harris 2006-02-21 14:19:05 UTC
# rpm -q xorg-x11-server-Xvfb
xorg-x11-server-Xvfb-1.0.1-6
# strings /usr/bin/Xvfb |grep /usr
/usr/share/X11/rgb
/usr/share/X11/fonts/misc/,/usr/share/X11/fonts/TTF/,/usr/share/X11/fonts/OTF,/usr/share/X11/fonts/Type1/,/usr/share/X11/fonts/CID/,/usr/share/X11/fonts/100dpi/,/usr/share/X11/fonts/75dpi/
/usr/lib/xserver/SecurityPolicy
/usr/bin
/usr/share/X11/xkb
/usr/adm/X%smsgs


Appears to be fixed in RAWHIDE.


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