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Re: Tk needs which fonts?

> Tk 4.0 desperately wants the font 
> "-Adobe-Helvetica-Bold-R-Normal--*-120-*-*-*-*-*-*"
> (to see, start wish, and then enter the command 'button .x')
> I've installed the generic font packages in the x11 directory
> (xfntbase, xfntscl, xfnt75, xfntpex) but no joy.  Is this font
> available for Debian? If it's packaged, where is it? If not, can
> Tk be built to use a standard font by default?
> Should I report this as a bug?

Yes, I believe tk should depend on xfnt100|xfnt75.

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