Bug 216222 - ftview could not allocate display surface
ftview could not allocate display surface
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: freetype (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Behdad Esfahbod
Brock Organ
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: 217193 (view as bug list)
Depends On: 212199
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Reported: 2006-11-17 16:27 EST by Matthias Clasen
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
2 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: 5.0.0
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Last Closed: 2006-12-11 04:39:41 EST
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Description Matthias Clasen 2006-11-17 16:27:26 EST
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #212199 +++

Description of problem:
I can't  seem to get ftview to work 

[apodtele@prosha dejavu-lgc]$ ftview 12 DejaVuLGCSans-Bold.ttf
could not allocate display surface
  error = 0x0000

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-- Additional comment from apodtele@ucsd.edu on 2006-11-17 10:44 EST --
Could this be a solution?

ftview seem to look for X under /usr/X11R6. So old-fashioned!

-- Additional comment from mclasen@redhat.com on 2006-11-17 16:25 EST --
Sounds likely. Thanks for the pointer
Comment 1 RHEL Product and Program Management 2006-11-17 16:41:00 EST
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux major release.  Product Management has requested further
review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux Major release.  This request is not yet committed for
Comment 2 Matthias Clasen 2006-11-25 10:00:46 EST
*** Bug 217193 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 3 Behdad Esfahbod 2006-11-27 15:56:54 EST
Comment 4 Xiaohong Wang 2006-12-11 03:58:55 EST
Verified ftview works fine with freetype-demos-2.2.1-15.el5.

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