Upgrading Xorg 7.2 -> 7.4: font problems

Jeremy Henty onepoint at starurchin.org
Sat Apr 18 16:02:07 PDT 2009

OK, X.org 7.4 is finally running, thanks to your help.  But, fonts are
messed up.   Menus and  such like display  minute black  scribbles for
text  instead of  lettering.  Things  that are  not affected  are FLTK
applications and  the contents of  the rxvt and Firefox  main windows.
Perhaps the widget set is the  issue?  Should I be rebuilding cairo or
pango?  Rerunning  fc-cache does not  help.  The recursive  listing of
the old and new lib/X11/fonts directories are identical, so it doesn't
look  as though any  fonts are  missing.  Any  tips on  diagnosing the


Jeremy Henty

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