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Re: Gdk-ERROR **: 86 encircled.

From: Irene Vatton <irene.vatton@inrialpes.fr>
Date: Thu, 23 Sep 2004 11:19:51 +0200
To: Hans-Georg Fischer <hg.liste@snafu.de>
Cc: www-amaya-dev@w3.org
Message-Id: <20040923111951.52d6d730.irene.vatton@inrialpes.fr>


On Thu, 23 Sep 2004 10:42:50 +0200 (CEST)
Hans-Georg Fischer <hg.liste@snafu.de> wrote:

> I realized that on remote terminals even a call of
> >set fp+ <fontpath>
> aborts with the same, but more informative error message.
> 
> > xset fp+ /usr/local/Amaya-8.6/Amaya/fonts/
> X Error of failed request:  86
>   Major opcode of failed request:  51 (X_SetFontPath)
> 
> I don't know enough about the Xserver to decide if this is normal
> behaviour for Xterminals?

Yes, it's normal as long as your Xterminal cannot load these remote fonts
but it's not normal that GDK stops.


> Also I don't know what I am missing after commenting out the
> XSetFontPath call. I added the fontpath
> /usr/local/Amaya-8.5/Amaya/fonts/ manually to the config file of xfs.

Amaya uses special fonts to display the Style>Format dialog.

> The last version of amaya I tried, that worked without problems was
> 6.2. From 7.2 onwards to 8.6 all versions abort on Xtermianls with the
> same Gdk-ERROR.

6.2 used MOTIF. The application was informed that fonts cannot be loaded
but doesn't stop with an error message.

> Any comments?
> 
> -- 
> Hans-Georg Fischer

     Irene.
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