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Bug 5022 - Netscape not getting fonts from xfs for Java.
Summary: Netscape not getting fonts from xfs for Java.
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 2711
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: netscape
Version: 5.2
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: David Lawrence
QA Contact:
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 1999-09-09 13:36 UTC by zoratu
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
0 users

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 1999-09-09 14:23:37 UTC

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Description zoratu 1999-09-09 13:36:16 UTC
This bug has appeared on sparc and x86 for me.

The default install of 6.0 with Netscape, trying to use Java
causes Netscape to die a horrible death (bus error).

It seems that it is croaking in "GetFontList", and by
reconfiguring xfs to look at all the available fonts that
are installed (including the ones in
/var/share/fonts/default) it fixes it. It shouldn't die
getting a list of fonts. I suspect that it tried to get a
list of specific fonts and couldn't get any, and got a NULL
list back, and it croaked becaues it doesn't check for
NULLs. But that is just my suspicion.

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 1999-09-09 14:23:59 UTC
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 2711 ***

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