[Fontconfig] debugging no fonts problem

Dan McMahill mcmahill at mtl.mit.edu
Sat Apr 16 03:08:40 EST 2005

On Fri, Apr 15, 2005 at 09:12:52AM -0700, Alan Coopersmith wrote:
> Dan McMahill wrote:
> >argh.  I looked and I was using pango-1.6.0 and gtkma-2.4.14 on the 
> >NetBSD/alpha box.  When I update pango and gtk to 1.8.1 and 2.6.4
> >to match the versions on the solaris box, I have the same display
> >problems.  So it seems that gtk-2.6 and pango-1.8 just don't
> >like displaying on this solaris box.
> >
> >Does this force the use of true type fonts or something which isn't
> >supported by the solaris font server?
> The Solaris font server has supported TrueType fonts since Solaris 2.6,
> but that doesn't matter, because the font server is only used for core
> X protocol fonts, not fontcoonfig/Xft.
> You may have a Xsun version with a buggy Render extension - try 
> commenting out the section in /usr/openwin/server/etc/OWconfig that
> loads the Render extension and restart your X server to see if that
> helps.

That fixed it.  Thank you so much!  This is a major relief.



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