Bug 529818 - Unable to query PCF/BDF fonts
Summary: Unable to query PCF/BDF fonts
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: fontconfig
Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Akira TAGOH
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2009-10-20 09:09 UTC by Akira TAGOH
Modified: 2012-03-22 01:38 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Doc Type: Enhancement
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Description Akira TAGOH 2009-10-20 09:09:45 UTC
Description of problem:
fc-query fails with the PCF/BDF fonts.

% fc-query /usr/share/fonts/knm_new/knm12p.pcf.gz
Can't query face 0 of font file /usr/share/fonts/knm_new/knm12p.pcf.gz

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Comment 1 Akira TAGOH 2009-10-20 09:13:26 UTC
I've attached the proposed patch to upstream bugzilla fwiw.

Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2009-11-16 13:53:01 UTC
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 12 development cycle.
Changing version to '12'.

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Comment 4 Akira TAGOH 2010-11-12 07:54:08 UTC
I'd like to keep this issue open till we get a feature of modifying the lang in fontconfig upstream. that would helps this situation to allow enabling the fonts for the certain language. moving to rawhide with FutureFeature tag.

Comment 5 Fedora Admin XMLRPC Client 2012-01-10 15:42:46 UTC
This package has changed ownership in the Fedora Package Database.  Reassigning to the new owner of this component.

Comment 6 Fedora Admin XMLRPC Client 2012-03-22 01:38:02 UTC
This package has changed ownership in the Fedora Package Database.  Reassigning to the new owner of this component.

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