[Xquartz-dev] Server side fonts

Tom Lane tgl at sss.pgh.pa.us
Wed May 5 13:58:32 PDT 2010

Peter Dyballa <Peter_Dyballa at Web.DE> writes:
> Xfontsel uses the X server. When I select "apple" as foundry, i.e., I  
> select fonts from /Library/Fonts or /System/Library/Fonts (why is  
> there no ~/Library/Fonts?), it crashes. The xfontsel I am writing of  
> is /usr/X11/bin/xfontsel from the X11 update 2.5.0 (Leopard 10.5.8  
> PPC, build 9L31a). When I select any Unicode encoded OT font, found in  
> some other directory in my font path addition, xfontsel fails to  
> display any glyphs. It looks to me as if the X server cannot deliver  
> fonts derived from OT fonts.

What do you mean exactly by "crashes"?  This might be a dup of
although I have only seen that problem on Snow Leopard not Leopard.

			regards, tom lane

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