[Aranym-user] X Server and fVDI

Standa Opichal opichals at seznam.cz
Sun Feb 19 19:31:42 CET 2006


Hi!

vqt_xfntinfo (Johan reported that he didn't get around to implement
that one some time ago). Implement that one into fVDI and you should
get further.

STanda


> -----Original Message-----
> From: cz-bobek-lists-aranym-user-bounces at lists.bobek.cz 
> [mailto:cz-bobek-lists-aranym-user-bounces at lists.bobek.cz] On 
> Behalf Of olivier.landemarre at utbm.fr
> Sent: Sunday, February 19, 2006 11:47 AM
> To: aranym-user at lists.bobek.cz
> Subject: Re: [Aranym-user] X Server and fVDI
> 
> Hello
> 
> It need a specific fonction from NVDI to know information about fonts
> 
> I can't remember wich.
> 
> Olivier
> 
> 
> > Hello,
> >
> > Since the mood seems to be in Freetype/fVDI-related 
> discussions, I've got a
> > question of my own. I'm trying to run some X11 applications 
> with the GEM X
> > server. But each one of them fails complaining about being 
> unable to load a
> > usable font. First, let me quote X's README:
> >
> > "3.1. Handling of GEM-Fonts
> > "--------------------------
> > "
> > "At startup, the server parses all fonts provided by the 
> VDI and "translates
> > the available information to XLFD strings.  These are 
> "stored in the hash
> > file /var/lib/Xapp/fonts.db to accelerate further  "startups.
> >
> >
> > Looking at that file, I see lots of strange characters. 
> Here's a sample:
> >
> > # fonts.db; 0.14 (beta)
> > 1: 1,0,1 
> > 273: 1,0,1 --xytmfn-*-*-Normal--%u-%u0-72-72-C-%u-ISO8859-1
> > 5000: 1,0,0 --oaoMn-*-*-Normal--%u-%u0-72-72-C-%u-ISO8859-1
> > 5001: 1,0,0 --layATRglr-*-*-Normal--%u-%u0-72-72-P-%u-ISO8859-1
> > 5002: 1,0,0 --layATBl-*-*-Normal--%u-%u0-72-72-P-%u-ISO8859-1
> > 5003: 1,0,0 --layATBltlc-*-*-Normal--%u-%u0-72-72-P-%u-ISO8859-1
> > 5004: 1,0,1 --layATIai-*-*-Normal--%u-%u0-72-72-P-%u-ISO8859-1
> >
> > I tried to modify the /etc/X11/fonts.alias file as per the 
> README, but that
> > changes nothing. Only Xclock and Xeyes run, which is not 
> surprising, since
> > they don't need any fonts :-) Bet they're of very limited 
> usefulness...
> >
> > Is it possible that somehow fVDI leads X.app to mangle that 
> file and so make
> > it impossible to any X application to run properly?
> >
> > Cheers,
> > JF
> >
> > --
> > Jean-François Lemaire
> 
> 
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