Orion Poplawski wrote:
> linux> gv <any postscript file>
> Warning: Missing charsets in String to FontSet conversion
> Warning: Cannot convert string
> to type FontSet
Well, no real idea - otherwise I would have left a note in the old bug
report before it has been closed as a duplicate.
So what can you do? Complain to your distribution that (a) libXt
doesn't print the list of missing charsets, and (b) libX11 + libXt
require a charset for your locale that is not provided by any font in
an xorg-x11-fonts-* package (and, in my case, is highly unlikely to be
needed by any user in the locale).
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To investigate, we should:
1) try to get more information. Certainly it would help to know if
"LANG=C gv somefile.ps" also prints warnings... In that case we would
know that it is locale dependent. Perhaps the reporter will tell us.
2) try to reproduce it
3) try find a patch that prints the list of missing charsets. Compiling
a patched libXt shouldn't be too hard after having the patch.
I cannot find the link again, but some people having had the same error
message on other programs think that this might be problems of the x,org
server. For that, the missing font would help. Then one can verify be
hand whether it is installed or not.
Possibly we can find out which fonts are used on CentOS resp.RHEL, where
it is working.
BTW: When I did test for the original bug report (which is now closed) I
started with a minimal fedora 13 installatation as provided by my cloud
server. After (IIRC):