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[Bug 246573] “-fd” option doesn't work in xterm
  • From: bugzilla_noreply@xxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 16 Feb 2007 17:21:41 -0700 (MST)
  • Message-id: <20070217002141.56DC4DA3@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=246573





------- Comment #1 from mfabian@xxxxxxxxxx 2007-02-16 17:21 MST -------
From “man xterm”:

-fd pattern
This option sets the pattern for double-width fonts selected
from the FreeType library if support for that library was
com‐
piled into xterm. This corresponds to the faceNameDoublesize
resource.

But when I try this option:

mfabian@magellan:~$ xterm -fa "courier" -fd "sazanami gothic"&
[1] 23651
mfabian@magellan:~$ ps aux | grep xterm
mfabian 23651 1.4 0.4 62772 9824 pts/1 S 01:15 0:00 xterm -n
mfabian@magellan xterm -title mfabian@magellan xterm -fa courier -fd sazanami
gothic
mfabian@magellan:~$ grep fonts /proc/$(pidof xterm)/maps
2adfb7a16000-2adfb7a35000 r--p 00000000 03:01 1493358
/usr/share/fonts/Type1/cour.pfa
2adfb7a35000-2adfb7a54000 r--p 00000000 03:01 1493360
/usr/share/fonts/Type1/courb.pfa
mfabian@magellan:~$

I.e. the “Sazanami Gothic” font has not been opened. Of course Japanese
double-width characters
can not be displayed in xterm then.

The font is available on the system:

mfabian@magellan:~$ fc-list "sazanami gothic" family font file
/usr/share/fonts/truetype/sgothic.ttf: さざなみゴシック,Sazanami Gothic
/usr/share/fonts/truetype/sazanami-gothic.ttf:
さざなみゴシック,Sazanami Gothic
mfabian@magellan:~$

(The first one is only a symlink which is used as a workaroudn for bug #196191,
it has nothing to do with the problem reported here, the same problem occurs
for *all* double width fonts).


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