Bug 444377 - fontforge crashes by missing -ibm-courier-medium-.. fonts on F8->F9 system.
Summary: fontforge crashes by missing -ibm-courier-medium-.. fonts on F8->F9 system.
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 450709
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11-fonts
Version: 9
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Kristian Høgsberg
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
Blocks: F9Target
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-04-28 01:39 UTC by Caius Chance
Modified: 2008-06-21 13:15 UTC (History)
7 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2008-06-21 13:15:52 UTC
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Description Caius Chance 2008-04-28 01:39:40 UTC
Description of problem:
fontforge crashes by missing -ibm-courier-medium-.. fonts on F8->F9 system. It
has the following error messages right after the splash screen has flashed on
the desktop:

$ LANG=en_US.UTF-8 fontforge
Copyright (c) 2000-2008 by George Williams.
 Executable based on sources from 22:48 GMT 9-Mar-2008.
 Library based on sources from 22:48 GMT 9-Mar-2008.
Help! Server claimed font
 existed in the font list, but when I asked for it there was nothing.
 I may crash soon.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Installed fontforge rpm on F8->F9 system.
2. Start gnome-terminal by Alt-F2 > 'gnome-terminal'.
3. Input fontforge.
4. Check results.
Actual results:
fontforge started.

Expected results:
fontforge crashed with error messages.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Caius Chance 2008-04-28 01:49:10 UTC
Removal of entries in /usr/share/X11/Type1/fonts.dir does resolve the problem:

cour.pfa -ibm-courier-medium-r-normal--0-0-0-0-m-0-iso10646-1
cour.pfa -ibm-courier-medium-r-normal--0-0-0-0-m-0-iso8859-1
cour.pfa -ibm-courier-medium-r-normal--0-0-0-0-m-0-iso8859-3
cour.pfa -ibm-courier-medium-r-normal--0-0-0-0-m-0-iso8859-9
courb.pfa -ibm-courier-bold-r-normal--0-0-0-0-m-0-iso10646-1
courb.pfa -ibm-courier-bold-r-normal--0-0-0-0-m-0-iso8859-1
courb.pfa -ibm-courier-bold-r-normal--0-0-0-0-m-0-iso8859-3
courb.pfa -ibm-courier-bold-r-normal--0-0-0-0-m-0-iso8859-9
courbi.pfa -ibm-courier-bold-i-normal--0-0-0-0-m-0-iso10646-1
courbi.pfa -ibm-courier-bold-i-normal--0-0-0-0-m-0-iso8859-1
courbi.pfa -ibm-courier-bold-i-normal--0-0-0-0-m-0-iso8859-3
courbi.pfa -ibm-courier-bold-i-normal--0-0-0-0-m-0-iso8859-9
couri.pfa -ibm-courier-medium-i-normal--0-0-0-0-m-0-iso10646-1
couri.pfa -ibm-courier-medium-i-normal--0-0-0-0-m-0-iso8859-1
couri.pfa -ibm-courier-medium-i-normal--0-0-0-0-m-0-iso8859-3
couri.pfa -ibm-courier-medium-i-normal--0-0-0-0-m-0-iso8859-9

Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2008-05-14 10:16:45 UTC
Changing version to '9' as part of upcoming Fedora 9 GA.
More information and reason for this action is here:

Comment 3 Nicolas Mailhot 2008-06-21 13:15:52 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 450709 ***

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