Solaris X app crashes with Cygwin/X
Wed Oct 6 04:08:00 GMT 2004
if this is because of missing fonts, why does it work when I run it from
a CDE session started with XWin :1 -query remotehost? Doesn't is still
use the fonts that are local to the X-Server?
eg. If I run the app as described above,I do not expect it to get its
fonts from the Solaris box, I expect it to still use the fonts that are
on my cygwin machine.
Alexander Gottwald wrote:
> On Mon, 27 Sep 2004, Maarten Boekhold wrote:
>>I've got an application that runs on Solaris, and ever since the upgrade
>>to X.Org 6.8.0 (now 6.8.1), it crashes if I try to start it. The weird
>>thing is, that if I do 'XWin :1 -query remotehost' and start the app in
>>that screen, it runs fine. I.e. under the CDE environment there's no
>>Does anybody have any hints on how to debug this?
>>I'm running a locally compiled version of openbox as window manager (on
>>:0.0). I'll see if recompiling that helps (tomorrow though).
> Most likely this is because of missing fonts. Some Solris tools do not check
> if the queried font was found, they simply assume it is there and run into
> a null pointer.
> Check the FAQ about Solaris and fonts. The method of setting the font path
> does apply to this condition too.
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