Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 209404
Missing old-style fonts
Last modified: 2008-08-02 19:40:32 EDT
Created attachment 137807 [details]
Output of xlsfonts
I saw it on a clean install, and 'xlsfonts' output was _empty_ until I added
some font directories manually with xset fp+ ...
Doesn't seem to be happening on the same machine now though, and I haven't
edited my .emacs -- I do have courier fonts available through the X font system now.
Ah, this may be related to the aborts of fc-cache which I reported in bug 208692.
David, did you happen to see these? I don't think anaconda actually manages to
_log_ them into /root/anaconda.log, unfortunately.
Oops, that wasn't the same machine. That was an upgrade, so it has to have been
/me wanders off in search of more caffeine.
It looks like KDE retains some fonts that I gave it as personal fonts in my
NFS mounted homedir and adds these to the system when it starts. That may
explain why the output of xlsfonts wasn't empty for me.
The X server itself only depends on xorg-x11-fonts-base for base functionality,
and even that's overkill now, since the only two fonts that are really
_required_ are cursor and fixed, and those are compiled directly into libXfont
anyway. The default font path includes the X font server, but xfs itself
doesn't have any package dependencies on any fonts.
The font mentioned in the original report is provided by either font-adobe-75dpi
If a package has a direct dependency on a font for normal (or even just default)
functionality, that should be expressed within the package itself. Otherwise
this is really a comps issue.
Does emacs depend on this font set by default? If so this bug needs to go to
the emacs owner so they can fix the package dependencies. Otherwise this is a
comps bug and needs to go to releng.
-> NEEDINFO from reporter.
Also, please post the output of 'xset q' which will show the font path the x
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This is on Fedora 7:
[matej@chelcicky 75dpi]$ grep -- '-adobe-courier-medium-r-normal.*12' \
[matej@chelcicky 75dpi]$ rpm -qR emacs |grep fontlibfontconfig.so.1
[matej@chelcicky 75dpi]$ rpm -qf /usr/share/X11/fonts/75dpi/courR12.pcf.gz
[matej@chelcicky 75dpi]$ rpm -qf \
I think it means, that we are missing dependency on xorg-x11-fonts in emacs (for
people with default UTF-8 locale which is what I suspect reporter has).
Therefore, changing the component to emacs.
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