Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 195974
authconfig-gtk does not require needed fonts
Last modified: 2012-06-20 09:26:01 EDT
Description of problem:
When authconfig-gtk is installed on a "minimal" RHEL 4 system, up2date does
not pull in the fonts it needs to actually run.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Do minimal RHEL 4 installation
2. up2date authconfig-gtk
3. run authconfig-gtk
4. Observe font-related error message
authconfig-gtk bombs out with font-related error message.
Needed fonts should be pulled in by RPM requirments.
Here is the exact error message:
[root@guest1 ~]# authconfig-gtk
(authconfig-gtk.py:2487): libglade-WARNING **: Could not load support for
`gnome': libgnome.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
No fonts found; this probably means that the fontconfig
library is not correctly configured. You may need to
edit the fonts.conf configuration file. More information
about fontconfig can be found in the fontconfig(3) manual
page and on http://fontconfig.org
[root@guest1 ~]# up2date fontconfig
Fetching Obsoletes list for channel: rhel-i386-as-4...
Fetching rpm headers...
Name Version Rel
The following packages you requested are already updated:
It is really questionable if authconfig-gtk should directly require these fonts.
They should probably be rather required by libglade2 or another package in the
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