[Xorg] IP addresses in font path

Francois Tigeot ftigeot at wolfpond.org
Sat Aug 14 10:04:07 PDT 2004

I'm trying to use a font server by way of its IP address, and the X server
seems to interpret it as an host name.

This is a part of my /etc/X11/xorg.conf:

	Section "Files"
		FontPath	"tcp/"

I get the following error messages on the console (recopied by hand, may
not be accurate):

	_FontTransOpen: Unable to parse address tcp/
	Could not init font path element, removing from list!

Is this a normal behaviour ?

And fwiw, the reason I want to use an IP address directly is that the dhcp
option "font-servers" is a list of IP addresses, not host names...

Francois Tigeot

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