Solaris X app crashes with Cygwin/X

Alexander Gottwald
Wed Oct 6 08:27:00 GMT 2004

On Tue, 5 Oct 2004, Maarten Boekhold wrote:

> Alexander,
> 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?

Solaris uses some magic in the xsession scripts where they add a fontpath
to the solaris fontserver. sometimes this works and sometimes not.

> 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.

check the fontpath with xset q|grep -A 1 "Font Path:"

most likely you'll see something like tcp/solarishost:7100 in the line

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