x11-fonts/ttmkfdir core dumps

Paul Schmehl pauls at utdallas.edu
Sat Mar 18 06:56:07 UTC 2006

--On March 18, 2006 12:53:59 AM -0500 Kris Kennaway <kris at obsecurity.org> 

> On Fri, Mar 17, 2006 at 11:24:54PM -0600, Paul Schmehl wrote:
>> # cd /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/TrueType/
>> # ttmkfdir > fonts.dir
>> terminate called after throwing an instance of 'int'
>> Abort trap: 6 (core dumped)
>> This happens with both a downloaded package and building from a current
>> ports tree.
> I don't think you need to use this with modern X servers anyway, since
> they include native TTF support and all the necessary tools to manage
> such fonts.  If so, perhaps it should just be removed.
So, if you create a TrueType directory and put all the MS ttf fonts in it, 
will the server recognize them without a fonts.scale and fonts.dir file in 
the directory?

Paul Schmehl (pauls at utdallas.edu)
Adjunct Information Security Officer
University of Texas at Dallas
AVIEN Founding Member

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