Bug 92005 - Fonts filenames with spaces in the names make various bits of X explode.
Fonts filenames with spaces in the names make various bits of X explode.
Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: XFree86 (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: X/OpenGL Maintenance List
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2003-05-30 19:00 EDT by Mike A. Harris
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:54 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-10-01 01:37:24 EDT
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Description Mike A. Harris 2003-05-30 19:00:42 EDT
The various bits of X that deal with font files, do not handle filenames
with spaces in them, which causes users grief, especially when dropping in
font files from Windows and other OSs which generally use spaces in filenames
gratuitously.

This is a long standing problem in X11, which is probably very trivial to
fix once all the places are isolated.  An upstream bug report is tracking
this as well:

    http://bugs.xfree86.org//cgi-bin/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=296

This would be nice to have fixed for the next release of XFree86, and our
next OS release.
Comment 1 Mike A. Harris 2003-08-15 18:18:45 EDT
Deferring for future development
Comment 2 Mike A. Harris 2004-03-09 17:32:12 EST
Upstream bug report moved from xfree86.org to freedesktop.org
bugzilla.

http://freedesktop.org/cgi-bin/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=293

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