On Sat, May 10, 2008 at 07:50:41PM +0000, Digby Tarvin wrote:
> I have just performed an 'apt-get install bitchx' on a debian x86 Etch
> system, but there seems to be a problem with with the package configuration.
> The install finishes with a warning:
> Warning: /usr/lib/X11/fonts/misc does not exist..
> This is understandable, as it seems that the installation should have
> been looking for the fonts in /usr/share/fonts/X11/misc
> Running the application produces warning such as:
> bitchx: unable to open font "default8x16", trying "fixed"....
> Warning: Cannot convert string "default8x16" to type FontStruct
> Warning: Missing charsets in String to FontSet conversion
> so it does seem that it is looking in the wrong place for fonts
> Does this indicate an error in the package?
Sounds like http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=362325
though it should have been fixed :/
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