x11-servers/xorg-vfbserver requires fonts

Rong-en Fan grafan at gmail.com
Tue May 22 03:20:15 UTC 2007

On 5/21/07, Dejan Lesjak <dejan.lesjak at ijs.si> wrote:
> On Sunday 20 May 2007 19:34:51 Rong-en Fan wrote:
> > It requires some x fonts installed, not just the library.
> > Otherwise, it won't start and complains can not find
> > the 'fixed' font.
> This has always been the case (if you don't install xorg metaport). You can
> either provide the font via font server or install it locally. The new thing
> is that apart from the actual x11-fonts/font-misc-misc you need also
> x11-fonts/font-alias installed for x server to find 'fixed' font.

Now I remembered why I install xorg-fonts-miscbitmaps
package in xorg 6.9. I suggest we install this either as default
or put an OPTIONS, so the problem can be avoided.

Rong-En Fan

> Dejan

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