Corrupt fonts-alias (Re: xorg 7.2 start problem)

Kris Kennaway kris at
Thu May 24 20:19:08 UTC 2007

On Thu, May 24, 2007 at 03:00:11PM +0200, Nicolas Rachinsky wrote:
> * Peter Jeremy <peterjeremy at> [2007-05-24 21:40 +1000]:
> > I've found this problem on one system (the one where I thought the
> > upgrade had gone the most cleanly).  font-alias _is_ installed but
> > most of my pcf.gz files are corrupt (20 bytes long).
> > 
> > 'portupgrade -f' on my fonts is fixing this but I'm not exactly sure
> > why it occurred to start with.
> bdftopcf fails if it uses the old library from X11R6. The 20 bytes are
> the compressed empty output of the failing bdftopcf.
> Nicolas

Sounds like it is being upgraded out of order, we need a full log to
figure out why.


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