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FS#68377 - xterm/uxterm stopped respecting font definitions on command line

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Richard (archer666) - Thursday, 22 October 2020, 08:24 GMT
Last edited by Andreas Radke (AndyRTR) - Wednesday, 21 April 2021, 13:11 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Extra
Status Assigned
Assigned To Jan Alexander Steffens (heftig)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 0%
Votes 0
Private No



uxterm -sb -rightbar -fn -misc-fixed-medium-r-semicondensed--0-0-75-75-c-0-iso10646-1 -geometry 170x41 -j -s +sb -si -sl 10000 "$@"

started deliverying a slightly different xterm layout after the last Arch update (see attachment before/after)

xfontsel-xorg package is working, tried various font definitions, all are ignored both by xterm as well as uxterm.
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Comment by Andreas Radke (AndyRTR) - Wednesday, 21 April 2021, 13:10 GMT
Is this still an issue with recent fontconfig updates?
Comment by Jan Alexander Steffens (heftig) - Wednesday, 21 April 2021, 16:34 GMT
-misc-fixed-medium-r-semicondensed--0-0-75-75-c-0-iso10646-1 is an XLFD and has nothing to do with fontconfig, anyway.