Allow runtime control of the number of X11 fonts

Alexandre Julliard julliard at
Thu Jan 8 20:07:00 CST 2004

Bill Medland <billmedland at> writes:

> No idea.  
> Can you pass something to XListFonts to say "no maximum"?

I guess INT_MAX would work, though I haven't tried it. If it doesn't
work we can keep the current limit, but then double it and retry until
we get all fonts.

> It seemed that a trace message that told the client to change a compile-time 
> constant wasn't much help.  So I made the change.  That was ages ago.  (It 
> didn't actually help; there were other issues; I don't remember).
> Anyway, if you don't want it then throw it away.

Well, if you encountered the problem we might as well fix it.  And I
agree the message is pretty much useless, we should do better than

Alexandre Julliard
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