Questions for previous Cygwin/X maintainers
Mon Apr 24 15:37:00 GMT 2006
On Sun, 2006-04-23 at 21:56 -0500, Yaakov S (Cygwin Ports) wrote:
> I'm now trying to get XWin from xorg-server-1.0.2 running. I got it to
> build with a few minor patches, but it can't seem to find the fonts,
> similar to the FAQ:
> I have all the fonts installed and have run mkfontdir, mkfontscale, and
> fc-cache on the font directories. I've even tried running /usr/bin/XWin
> with the old /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts directories (via -fp arg), but it
> still can't find the fonts.
> 1) What are the bare minimum fonts required for running XWin?
afair "fixed" and "cursor" (cursor.pcf.gz) from lib/X11/fonts/misc.
"fixed" is an alias to
make sure you run these commands in the misc directory in this order:
mkfontdir (equals mkfontscale -b -s -l)
mkfontdir reuses some information created by mkfontscale to create the
entries for the scaleable fonts.
> 2) Is mounting the fonts directory necessary? On one machine, on which
> xorg-x11-6.8.2 was the first version installed, there is no such mount,
> and yet the old XWin runs.
This was an issue on textmode mounts which should have been fixed.
Otherwise link binmode.o to XWin.exe
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