Re: X 4.0.1 what's the deal?
On Tue, Nov 07, 2000 at 09:22:48PM -0500, Andres Salomon wrote:
> Woohoo, works! Thank you! :)
> Smells like a bug, indeed; the comment indicates that if the
> connection to xfs fails, it _should_ fall back to the other
> fonts listed. If I had multiple machines, I would've
> been able to trace it myself. Have you filed a bug report
> for this yet?
Keep in mind that this may not be trivial to reproduce. I am not running
xfs, and I have the default entries from dexter in my XF86Config-4:
FontPath "unix/:7100" # local font server
# if the local font server has problems, we can fall back on these
...and my configuration works fine. So in some circumstances, it DOES fall
back without a problem.
> On Wed, Nov 08, 2000 at 01:44:24AM +0000, Paul Martin wrote:
> > Comment out the FontPath line:
> > FontPath "unix/:7101" # local font server
> > If you don't run xfs, this causes the X server to go into an infinite
> > loop on /tmp/.font-unix/fs7100 "file not found", as observed by stracing
> > the X server task. Smells like a bug to me.
> > --
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