Use of font server on another machine

Staf Verhaegen
Fri Feb 1 00:13:00 GMT 2002

Alexander Gottwald wrote:
> On Wed, 30 Jan 2002, Staf Verhaegen wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > Can I use a font server on another (linux) machine in cygwin XFree 4.2.0 ?
> > I read the command line options but didn't find anything appropriate.
> > I also tried 'xset +fp pc120:7100' but this also failed with a bad directory
> > error.
> you can set the fontpath at the start of the Xserver by adding the switch
> -fp tcp/pc120:7100 or via xset +fp tcp/pc120:7100

The -fp option seems to work (at least there are more fonts available with
xlsfonts then when I don't specify this option).
Doing xset +fp tcp/pc120:7100 freezes the screen. I suppose this is a bug. I'm
running the X server in fullscreen mode 1024x768x8.

Version information:
This cygwin installation was done last week from internet so it is probably
the latest one.
XFree 4.2.0.
Directx 8.1


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