xfree and vms

Visscher, Bruce VISSCHB@RJRT.com
Fri Jan 24 17:07:00 GMT 2003

I wrote:

>Yes, I had the same problems.  I performed a dir 
> decw$terminal:menu*.pcf
> >on VMS and found several files:

This was a typo.  Should have been "dir decw$xterminal_font:*.pcf"

JS wrote:

> Think I found out why the fonts I copied didn't work. They're 
> not pcf fonts. 
> Mine look like this:
> -rw-r--r--    1 u752359  mkgroup      4117 Jan 23 13:58 
> -rw-r--r--    1 u752359  mkgroup      4370 Jan 23 13:58 
> -rw-r--r--    1 u752359  mkgroup      4786 Jan 23 13:58 
> -rw-r--r--    1 u752359  mkgroup      6227 Jan 23 13:58 
> -rw-r--r--    1 u752359  mkgroup      8906 Jan 23 13:58 
> -rw-r--r--    1 u752359  mkgroup      3435 Jan 23 13:58 
> I did a search on VMS from root (I think it was root) on the 
> pcf files but 
> it didn't come up with anything:
> %DIRECT-W-NOFILES, no files found
> %DIRECT-W-NOFILES, no files found
> %DIRECT-W-NOFILES, no files found
> ISIS-WORK>sho def
>   $1$DIA2:[000000]

Conversely, I don't have any *.decw$font files, so we must
be dealing with very different versions of VMS.

Do the *.decw$font files look like bdf files?  If not, then
I'm out of ideas.


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