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Bug#186457: xserver-xfree86: color weight changing broken on x86

retitle 186457 xserver-xfree86: [vesa] -weight option doesn't work at depth 16
tag 186457 + moreinfo upstream

On Thu, Mar 27, 2003 at 10:50:06AM +0100, Florian Boor wrote:
> Subject: xserver-xfree86: color weight changing broken on x86
> Package: xserver-xfree86
> Version: 4.2.1-6
> Severity: grave

This severity is gravely inflated.

> Justification: renders package unusable

This is not true.  The package works for many people, just not you,
exactly the way you want it.  "renders package unusable" means "renders
it unusable for (practically) everyone", not your particular

> Starting Xfree86 with e.g. this options:
> -depth 16 -weight 556
> breaks at least one extension that is used by GTK/Gnome. (X-RENDER?)
> The result of this is that there are no truetype fonts and
> pixmaps visible at all.

You did not include any of the supplemental information described in
XF86Config(7); since you apparently used reportbug to file your report,
and the xserver-xfree86 bug script includes this information by default,
you must have deliberately removed it.  Please don't do that.

I can do nothing more with this bug until I have the information
described in XF86Config(7).

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