Description of problem:
kapl font used in aplus-fsf is not available for selection in xemacs from the
dropdown box options....fonts.....
This problem occurs on both the x86_64 and i386 platforms.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
For x86_64 platform I tried it with
aplus-fsf-4.22.1-2.fc9(x86_64) and with aplus-fsf-4.22.1-3.fc9(x86_64)
For the i386 platform I tried it with
How reproducible: Start up xemacs and choose options....fonts....
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start up xemacs
2. Choose options.....
3. Choose fonts.....
Actual results: kapl font is not shown as a selectable option
Expected results: expect to be able to choose kapl font
Thank you, that you have taking the time to create this bug report. I have try
to reproduced your issue. If I'm starting xemace and going to Option / Fonts, I
will get two menu choices 'Bitstreem ...' and 'Luxi Sam..'. When I select the
first Menu, I can find the requested font as the ninth menu choice.
I will hope this explaination may help you to solve your issue.
Hi Jochen - Thanks for the quick response. When I run xemacs in FC8, I get
results similar to yours. (The 2 menu choices that I get are '...Luxi Mono...'
and '...Utopia...'. Picking the 1st choice gives me a further menu, and Kapl is
the 11th choice. This works on both the 686 and x86_64 platforms.
However, when I run xemacs in FC9, options..fonts... gives me a list of 23 fonts
on the x86_64 platform with no Kapl and no further menus. On the 686 platform,
options...fonts... gives me a list of 15 fonts with no Kapl and no further menus.
Not clear why I am getting such different results than you are. Maybe it is
because I did a fresh install of FC9 on a new partitions on both platforms
instead of an upgrade of my existing FC8 partitions to FC9.
Best regards, Tom
Thank you for your response. I assume I have found the reason for your issue.
Due an mistake of me, We have an broken update path betwenn F-8 and F-9 so that
the most current release of aplus-fsf was not available for F-9.
Because, I have fixed this issue, it may be nice, if you can do a 'yum update'
or 'yum update aplus-fsf' on your F-9 system and try again to reproduced your
I ran the "yum update" in F-9 environments on both the x86-64 and i686 platforms
for 4 packages, re-testing xemacs after each package update:
The kapl font problem was fixed in the F-9 environments on both platforms after
the update of the fonts-x11-apl package.
However, I am now experiencing the "iota" problem noted in bug #456952 in the
F-9 environment on both platforms. The only environment in which I do not have
the bug #456952 is in F-8 on in the x86-64 platform. I get the error message
"token undefined" in the following environments:
F-7 F-8 and F-9 on i686
F-9 on x86_64 (I currently do not have an F-7 environment on x86_64)
I will attempt to see if there is anything unique about my F-8 environment on x86-64
Thanks for your help, Tom
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