staikos at kde.org
Mon Jan 24 07:44:02 CET 2005
On Thursday 20 January 2005 23:57, George Staikos wrote:
> On Thursday 20 January 2005 23:44, Andrew Walker wrote:
> > When you say it doesn't work I assume you mean it
> > reports that the Symbol font is missing when it is
> > really present? What about the case when the font is
> > missing?
> > On my system it used to (correctly) report the Symbol
> > font as missing. Now I have it installed it doesn't
> > complain.
> > Why not leave the test in, and enter a bug report to
> > remind us to track the real source of the problem
> > rather than just ignoring it?
> I'm still working on it actually. I opened a support issue with
> Trolltech. Meanwhile every machine (literally every) that I looked in the
> log on, it warns that there is no symbol font and it's being replaced by
> <some random non-symbol font, or sometimes an empty string>, even when both
> qtconfig and xfontsel show 1 or more symbol fonts. It might work in some
> cases, but the false warning is pretty confusing and really doesn't help
> anything. Hopefully I'll get it fixed before the next release because I
> want to run a routine to install a symbol font if there isn't one present.
> I'm definitely not ignoring the problem.
FYI, Trolltech has confirmed that it is a bug, and that it affects at least
X11 and Mac OS X versions of Kst. Once I get a patch, I'll adjust our code
as needed and reactivate it. I'm guessing it won't work unless a patch is
applied to Qt though.
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