Bug 252268 (NOMOREXFS) - Drop chkfontpath dependencies
Summary: Drop chkfontpath dependencies
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: distribution
Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bill Nottingham
QA Contact: Bill Nottingham
Depends On: 251017 251026 251451 252269 252271 252272 252273 252274 252275 252276 252277 252279 252280 252282
Blocks: F8Target
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-08-15 01:13 UTC by Matthias Clasen
Modified: 2014-03-17 03:08 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2007-10-08 20:47:03 UTC

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Description Matthias Clasen 2007-08-15 01:13:13 UTC
This is a tracker bug for http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Releases/FeatureNoMoreXFS

Comment 1 Adam Jackson 2007-10-08 20:47:03 UTC
All bugs closed, and repoquery says no further packages depend on chkfontpath,
so this one's done.

Comment 2 jonathan baron 2008-05-03 10:33:28 UTC
I'm trying to use xemacs with the bitstream vera fonts, as I have done for many
years.  I've installed the fonts, and they are available to Firefox, but not to
xfontsel and (hence, I think) not to xemacs.  I used to use chkfontpath, but
that is gone.  I've read that I'm supposed to drag fonts to a font folder,
possibly through Nautilus, but I cannot find that folder.  It is not available
through System/Preferences/Look and feel/Appearance/Fonts.

This is Fedora 9 pre-release (rawhide).  Possibly this is a documentation
problem, but it is also possible that it has just become impossible.

Comment 3 jonathan baron 2008-05-03 17:32:13 UTC
I got xemacs working, apparently by installing xfs, going into
making a soft link
ln -s /usr/share/fonts/bitstream-vera bitstream-vera
then starting xfs
service xfs start
service xfs reload
(last probably not necessary)
chkconfig xfs on
(to make sure it happens next time)

So I guess we don't need chkconfig, but perhaps xfs should
be part of the default distribution?  Or documented?

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