Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 47921
Adobe symbol font problems with Java SDK 1.4.0Beta
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:34:33 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.76 [en] (X11; U; Linux 2.4.5 i686)
Description of problem:
If you run one of the demo's that comes with the Java SDK 1.4.0Beta for
example, 'java -jar SampleTree.jar', you get a stream of erros of the form:
specified in font.properties not found
This does not happen under Linux 6.1 (on my laptop).
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Run 'java -jar SampleTree.jar' from the Java SDK 1.4.0 beta
Actual Results: It works, but there is a stream of error messages about
Expected Results: Should work without error messages (as it does under Red
The %d in there makes it look like a bug in the code that is requesting
the font. Just a guess, the app has a "%%d" in a format string, but should
actually have a "%d" there.
Open up an xterm. What does "xlsfonts | grep adobe-symbol" show?
Created attachment 23467 [details]
output of xlsfonts|grep adobe-symbol
This appears to be an application bug, not an XFree86 bug. The fonts
are there and list with xlsfonts fine. As postulated before, it
appears to be a bug in the format string used to request a font by
That "%d" is the key. If you have the source code for it, grep the sources
for "\-%%d\-" and you'll likely find the offending source.