[Bug: 21.5-b28] Crash on loading file
Stephen J. Turnbull
stephen at xemacs.org
Fri Jan 11 19:35:34 EST 2008
ncph58j02 at sneakemail.com writes:
> Warning: Missing charsets in String to FontSet conversion
> Warning: Unable to load any usable fontset
This is almost certainly an X server configuration issue: you have no
legacy (bitmap) fonts available. XEmacs cannot even display an error
message in the frame in that case; there's no real point in
You have a few options.
(1) As an immediate workaround, you can run XEmacs in a terminal with
(2) Install legacy fonts (not recommended unless you want to help
support users who don't have access to Xft yet).
(3) Configure XEmacs with Xft support. Gentoo being Gentoo, there's
probably a USE flag for this. If not, add something like
to the configure options you use.
> Fatal error: assertion failed, file lstream.h, line 275, stream->imp == imp
This is not how I would expect XEmacs to crash in this case (usually
the abort is in Xlib's default error handler). Please try (1) and (3)
at least, and let us know if they solve your problem.
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