XFT enabled Mozilla/Firebird spontaneous exits/crashes after upgrading to FC1 from RH8
slacy at slacy.com
Mon Nov 10 20:05:23 UTC 2003
Thank you very much. I did some digging as well and found that the
problem was caused my a mismatch between the files "fonts.cache-1" and
the actual font files that were installed on disk (just as the bug
I found that I could move away the file fonts.cache-1 and solve the
problem. I presume that the files are regenerated when not found, but
I'm not so sure about that.
Bob Arendt wrote:
> Try uninstalling/reinstalling ttfonts-ja. See:
> -Bob Arendt
> Steve Lacy wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I just performed a "no brains" upgrade from RH8.0 to FC1, and am
>> finding that XFT-enabled Mozilla and Firebird both spontaneously exit
>> when browsing several websites. It happens on all versions of
>> Mozilla with XFT (1.4.1, 1.5, 1.6a) and Firebird 0.7. Non-XFT
>> versions of the same products can browse with no problems.
>> In addition, I was running an XFT enabled Mozilla 1.5 under RH 8.0
>> before the upgrade with no problems.
>> I suspect that there is some combination of:
>> - A bug in XFT
>> - A bug in Mozilla
>> - Something wrong with my local user font configuration (~/.fonts and
>> /usr/share/fonts -- but any "problem" with these that causes such a
>> crash is really just a problem with XFT in my opinion) If I move
>> away ~/.fonts and ~/.phoenix, I still have the problem.
>> Has anyone experienced the same problems, and is there an easy solution?
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