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Bug 5093

Summary: X3270 fonts not available thru xfs (XFree86 3.3.1 / 3.3.5)
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: earlt
Component: XFree86Assignee: David Lawrence <dkl>
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Description earlt 1999-09-12 23:49:41 UTC
The 3270 fonts (for the X3270 terminal emulator package) are
located in the:


directory however  they are not listed in the fonts.dir file
(also located there) therefore when you use X3270 and select
a 3270 font, you get a message saying the font was not found

This is a problem in XFree86 3.3.1 and 3.3.5 as packaged in
the Redhat rpms

To resolve the problem:

cd /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/misc
/etc/rc.d/init.d/xfs restart

Comment 1 Preston Brown 1999-09-24 21:23:59 UTC
fixed in x3270- and later.