Missing fonts

Vitaliy Margolen wine-devel at kievinfo.com
Mon Apr 10 07:44:48 CDT 2006

Monday, April 10, 2006, 6:13:24 AM, Tomas Carnecky wrote:
> Vitaliy Margolen wrote:
>> Sunday, April 9, 2006, 4:15:22 PM, Alexander N. Sørnes wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> I have found some font problems recently with Wine.  First of all, the
>>> text of most richedit objects started displaying as rectangles since 
>>> around Wine 0.9.9, and now, with current CVS, no text is displayed in
>>> applications witht the standard Windows interface (like winecfg, 
>>> wordpad, message boxes etc.) on some systems.
>> [skip]
>> I'm sorry, but are you reading this mailing list at all? To sum it up:
>> 1. You need fontforge.
>> 2. You need _working_ fontforge.

> maybe the configure script should check the fontforge version, to be at
> least from 2006.
> My fontforge: "Executable based on sources from 20:17 6-Apr-2006-ML.".
> Checking for "Executable based on sources from (.+) (.+)-(.+)-2006" in
> `fontforge --version` should be enough.

> tom

$fontforge --version
Copyright (c) 2000-2005 by George Williams.
 Executable based on sources from 13:45 3-Aug-2005.
fontforge 20050803

Works fine here. So limiting to 2006 only will brake number of other


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