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

On Tue, Nov 26, 2002 at 01:07:56PM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 26, 2002 at 08:38:31AM -0800, Michael Cardenas wrote:
> > I upgraded, and this is still occuring. 
> Sounds like #117225.
> Try some of the reproduction scenarios mentioned in that report, and let
> me know how you fare.  It is possible that the bugs should be merged.

I tried the workarounds in that bug and they didn't help. I'm not sure
its the same bug because I'm not getting a segfault. 

> Can you tell me why you think the bug is in the xfonts-scalable package,
> instead of in xbase-clients, which contains the xftcache program?

Well, my gripe was really that I now have no way to install or remove
the package, aside from manually moving the prerm script out of the
way. It seems that xfonts-scalable should have an oh shit clause. 

> Are you willing to use gdb to generate a backtrace with debugging
> symbols, if I provide you with an unstripped xftcache executable?

Yes, that would be great. 


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