Bug 68353 - Don't list core X fonts in font selector
Summary: Don't list core X fonts in font selector
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Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: qt (Show other bugs)
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Version: 1.0
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: wdovlrrw
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Blocks: 67217
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2002-07-09 15:10 UTC by Havoc Pennington
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:38 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-08-15 14:54:26 UTC
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qt-3.0.5-fontdatabasefixes.patch (7.56 KB, patch)
2002-08-15 13:09 UTC, Leon Ho
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Description Havoc Pennington 2002-07-09 15:10:31 UTC
Qt is still offering a mix of core X fonts and Xft2 fonts. 
The core X fonts we're keeping are in the bitmap-fonts package and available 
via Xft2. So it's broken to include core X fonts here, it just results in

There was a thread cc'd to Bero, Keith Packard, and I with details on how to
fix, I'll try to find the mail and attach the details.

Comment 1 Havoc Pennington 2002-07-09 15:15:57 UTC
Here is how Keith suggests fixing this:


	There's an obvious place to stick an 'else' to skip adding core
	fonts to the database.


	Must skip the family name comparison to let Xft do the

Comment 2 Owen Taylor 2002-07-12 15:50:23 UTC
Changing package to 'qt'.

Comment 3 Havoc Pennington 2002-08-05 15:16:44 UTC
This bug is pretty important, or the user will get duplicate fonts, and
different fonts in different apps, and in general things won't make any sense.

Comment 4 Leon Ho 2002-08-15 13:09:03 UTC
Created attachment 70824 [details]

Comment 5 Leon Ho 2002-08-15 13:10:42 UTC
I have done a patch for taking out the core X fonts. I haven't taken out the core X 
completely. Core X font will display if user disable "useXft" in qtconfig. 
This patch also adds aliases which fixed Bug 67098

Comment 6 Ngo Than 2002-08-15 14:54:20 UTC
it's fixed in 3.0.5-13. thanks to Leon for good work!

Comment 7 Jay Turner 2002-09-03 18:12:02 UTC
Closing out, as it appears to be fixed according to the notes above.

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