Problem with Xdialog/Firefox and different Xorg versions

George Wright gwright at
Wed Sep 10 06:16:52 PDT 2008

On Tuesday 09 September 2008 13:29:27 Daniel Stone wrote:
> Hi,
> On Tue, Sep 09, 2008 at 10:50:51AM +0100, George Wright wrote:
> > Everything just works fine on most modern platforms, but trying to run
> > the thinclient server on Fedora Core 6 results in Xdialog not showing
> > fonts at all. Trying to launch Xdialog manually inside Xvnc results in a
> > very unhelpful error message "Floating point exception".
> The default is to use builtin fonts only; --disable-builtin-fonts for
> the server, I think, if you want to use core fonts.

The --disable-builtin-fonts worked fine for Firefox but still causes Xdialog 
to exit with SIGFPE.

Attached is a full strace of it.



George Wright,
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