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Bug#170749: xfonts-scalable: runnxftcache in Speedo directory fails



I upgraded, and this is still occuring. 

mbc@rilke:~# dpkg -l | grep 4.2.0
ii  libgimpprint1  4.2.0-4        library necessary to use gimp-print programs
rc  xfonts-scalabl 4.2.0-2        non-free Type1 and TrueType fonts from XFree
mbc@rilke:~# dpkg -l | grep 4.2.1
ii  docbook        4.2-1          SGML DTD for authors of technical documentat
rc  gnome-core     1.4.2-1        Common files for GNOME core apps
ii  lbxproxy       4.2.1-4        Low Bandwidth X (LBX) proxy server
ii  libdps-dev     4.2.1-4        Display PostScript (DPS) client library deve
ii  libdps1        4.2.1-4        Display PostScript (DPS) client library
ii  libmime-base64 2.12-4.1       MIME/Base64 decoding for Perl
ii  libxaw6        4.2.1-4        X Athena widget set library (version 6)
ii  libxaw7        4.2.1-4        X Athena widget set library
ii  proxymngr      4.2.1-4        X proxy services manager
ii  twm            4.2.1-4        Tab window manager
iU  x-window-syste 4.2.1-4        X Window System
iU  x-window-syste 4.2.1-4        X Window System core components
ii  xbase-clients  4.2.1-4        miscellaneous X clients
ii  xdm            4.2.1-4        X display manager
ii  xfonts-100dpi  4.2.1-4        100 dpi fonts for X
ii  xfonts-75dpi   4.2.1-4        75 dpi fonts for X
ii  xfonts-base    4.2.1-4        standard fonts for X
iF  xfonts-scalabl 4.2.1-4        scalable fonts for X
ii  xfree86-common 4.2.1-4        X Window System (XFree86) infrastructure
ii  xfs            4.2.1-4        X font server
ii  xfwp           4.2.1-4        X firewall proxy server
ii  xlibmesa3      4.2.1-4        XFree86 version of Mesa 3D graphics library
ii  xlibs          4.2.1-4        X Window System client libraries
ii  xlibs-dev      4.2.1-4        X Window System client library development f
ii  xnest          4.2.1-4        nested X server
ii  xprt           4.2.1-4        X print server
ii  xserver-xfree8 4.2.1-4        the XFree86 X server
ii  xspecs         4.2.1-4        X protocol, extension, and library technical
ii  xterm          4.2.1-4        X terminal emulator
ii  xutils         4.2.1-4        X Window System utility programs
ii  xvfb           4.2.1-4        virtual framebuffer X server

mbc@rilke:~# sudo apt-get install xfonts-scalable
Reading Package Lists... Done
Building Dependency Tree... Done
Sorry, xfonts-scalable is already the newest version.
0 packages upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 367  not upgraded.
3 packages not fully installed or removed.
Need to get 0B of archives. After unpacking 0B will be used.
Setting up xfonts-scalable (4.2.1-4) ...
Running update-fonts-scale in Speedo font directory...done.
Running update-fonts-dir in Speedo font directory...done.
Running xftcache in Speedo font directory...Can't scan directory "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Speedo"

mbc@rilke:~# sudo xftcache /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Speedo/
Can't scan directory "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Speedo/"


Any ideas?

On Tue, Nov 26, 2002 at 10:23:37AM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> severity 170749 important
> tag 170749 + moreinfo unreproducible
> thanks
> 
> On Mon, Nov 25, 2002 at 04:45:28PM -0800, Michael Cardenas wrote:
> > Package: xfonts-scalable
> > Version: 4.2.1-4
> > Severity: grave
> > Justification: renders package unusable
> 
> Severity inflation.  Other people don't see this problem, including me.
> It is, therefore, "important" at worst.
> 
> Remember: personal annoyance is not a factor in determining bug
> severity.
> 
> > Versions of packages xfonts-scalable depends on:
> > ii  xutils                     4.2.0-0pre1v2 X Window System utility programs
> 
> It might be a good idea to upgrade your xutils package.  If your
> xbase-clients package is similarly outdated, you may be seeing an old,
> fixed bug in xftcache.
> 
> Please use up-to-date versions of packages.
> 



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