X2Go Bug report logs - #539
Missing fonts in X application

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Package: pyhoca-gui; Maintainer for pyhoca-gui is X2Go Developers <x2go-dev@lists.x2go.org>; Source for pyhoca-gui is src:pyhoca-gui.

Reported by: Stephane Mutz <stephane.mutz@blinksight.com>

Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2013 09:03:01 UTC

Severity: normal

Tags: build-win32

Found in versions,

Done: Mike Gabriel <mike.gabriel@das-netzwerkteam.de>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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From: Mike Gabriel <mike.gabriel@das-netzwerkteam.de>
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Subject: Re: [X2Go-Dev] Bug#108: Bug#108: Missing fonts in X application
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Hi Mike#2,

On  Mo 27 Jan 2014 03:16:41 CET, Michael DePaulo wrote:

> Hi Stephane, I'm the new Win32 package maintainer for X2Go Client.
> I see that you worked around this issue by copying over VcXsrv's  
> fonts folder:
> https://lists.berlios.de/pipermail/x2go-user/2013-January/001253.html
> I've experienced this bug too with ClearCase 8.0.0's "xclearcase" GUI.
> It is a very old UNIX/Linux GUI and it uses motif.
> My successful workaround was to both install a bunch of fonts packages
> server-side (including international fonts,) and to copy over the
> fonts directory.
> Still, I believe that we should take the same approach that NX did and
> provide a seperate setup.exe containing the extra fonts. Unless there
> are any objections, that will officially be on my to do list as the
> win32 package maintainer.
> Note that I do not want to include the fonts in the main X2Go Client
> setup.exe because:
> 1. They are 4,673 files, which would add a lot to the installation time
> 2. They are 32MB compressed with 7-zip, so they would add that much
> space or more. (X2goclient's setup .exe is only 23MB).
> For reference to others who need to copy fonts:
> - X2Go Client uses VcXsrv
> - X2Go Client and use VcXsrv
> -Mike#2

Wouldn't the best approach be a .git project on git.x2go.org that  
includes the fonts and two nsis scripts (one for PyHoca, one for X2Go  



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