Bug 5022 - Netscape not getting fonts from xfs for Java.
Netscape not getting fonts from xfs for Java.
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 2711
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: netscape (Show other bugs)
5.2
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Assigned To: David Lawrence
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Reported: 1999-09-09 09:36 EDT by zoratu
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-09-09 10:23:37 EDT
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Description zoratu 1999-09-09 09:36:16 EDT
This bug has appeared on sparc and x86 for me.

The default install of 6.0 with Netscape, trying to use Java
causes Netscape to die a horrible death (bus error).

It seems that it is croaking in "GetFontList", and by
reconfiguring xfs to look at all the available fonts that
are installed (including the ones in
/var/share/fonts/default) it fixes it. It shouldn't die
getting a list of fonts. I suspect that it tried to get a
list of specific fonts and couldn't get any, and got a NULL
list back, and it croaked becaues it doesn't check for
NULLs. But that is just my suspicion.
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 1999-09-09 10:23:59 EDT
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 2711 ***

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