wine / fontforge regression

Dmitry Timoshkov dmitry at
Sun Apr 2 22:13:14 CDT 2006

"Molle Bestefich" <molle.bestefich at> wrote:

> This patch from Mar 9:
> causes all applications run with Wine to continually emit:
>   err:font:ReadFontDir Can't open directory
>   "/usr/local/bin/../lib/../share/wine/fonts/"
> when fontforge isn't installed.

Missing fontforge means that you don't have Wine builtin fonts which
leads to the above problems. The solution obviously is to install
fontforge or use a binary Wine package instead.

> Also, take a look at the path above.
> It's relative to '/usr/local/bin', ok - but why the double descend
> into the parent directory?
> The "../lib" seems completely redundant with the "../share" coming
> right after it.

That's a feature of a now fully relocatable Wine installation.


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