xfstt font database should be in /var
Ok I am opening a bug report on this now..mostly as a note to myself to fix it
the fix should be easy :) ill move it to /var/cache/xfstt unless anyone
has a more apropriate idea
On Tue, Nov 03, 1998 at 01:04:13PM -0500, Sergey V Kovalyov wrote:
> On Tue, 3 Nov 1998, Stephen J. Carpenter wrote:
> > On Tue, Nov 03, 1998 at 12:11:20PM -0500, Sergey V Kovalyov wrote:
> > > Even more wierd:
> > > I have a server and a client, the client mounts /usr via nfs from server;
> > > /var is local, the rest is syncronized via cfengine.
> > > /etc/init.d/xfstt start
> > > works on the server, does not on the client. Just xfstt works everywhere.
> > >
> > > Any idea what the so subtle difference between these machines might be?
> > >
> > Ahhh....
> > well this si a FIXME of sorts) :)
> > xfstt currently requires write acess to a font database it stores
> > (which by all rights should be in /var) as it stands this is in
> > the same directory as the fonts...
> Yep, I've just come to the same conclusion. And you can guess I mount /usr
> > this same thing happens when you run xfstt as a normal user. With NFS on
> > you probably have root_squash on (which is the default) so root
> > on the client can not write tot he database!
> > sorry for the inconvinece...I should work on this!
> > any ideas on where the font database should be?
> How about /var/cache/xfstt ?
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