Corrupt fonts-alias (Re: xorg 7.2 start problem)
kris at obsecurity.org
Thu May 24 21:08:21 UTC 2007
On Thu, May 24, 2007 at 10:42:38PM +0200, Nicolas Rachinsky wrote:
> * Kris Kennaway <kris at obsecurity.org> [2007-05-24 16:19 -0400]:
> > On Thu, May 24, 2007 at 03:00:11PM +0200, Nicolas Rachinsky wrote:
> > > * Peter Jeremy <peterjeremy at optushome.com.au> [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.
> > Sounds like it is being upgraded out of order, we need a full log to
> > figure out why.
> Isn't this already known and the reason for the advice in
> Unfortunately portupgrade (nor portupgrade-devel) cannot yet handle
> the rigors of the xorg upgrade without a small bit of help:
> # portupgrade -Rf libXft
> before you do the portupgrade -a?
No, that is to avoid a dependency loop involving libXft and
xorg-libraries because of a bug in how portupgrade orders
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