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|ID||Category||Severity||Reproducibility||Date Submitted||Last Update|
|0001492||[Cacti] Templates (Graph, Data, Host)||major||always||2009-06-28 12:43||2012-10-24 03:38|
|ETA||none||Fixed in Version||0.8.7e||Product Version||0.8.7d|
|Target Version||Product Build|
|Summary||0001492: RRDTool 1.3 series fonts|
|Description||Since 1.3.1, RRDTool uses fontconfig, and accepts a font name rather than a specific file, however, this cannot be set using the "Visual" settings page, which will complain if the value given does not correspond to a real file on the filesystem, and thus won't use the font.|
|Steps To Reproduce|
The syntax for using the FreeMono font on a Debian clone under the 1.2 series was:
As of the 1.3 series, this is now:
However, entering "FreeMono" in any of the font fields returns the complaint
[ERROR: FILE NOT FOUND], and the value is ignored, resulting in RRDTool using the default font, which in my case is proportional rather than monospaced.
In the short term, disable the file check if RRDTool 1.3 is selected. In the longer term, validate against the output of "fc-list", not the contents of the filesystem.
Also, suggest detecting RRDTool version rather than asking the user for it. Running "rrdtool" with no parameters, the first thing it tells you is the version number.
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|What is the Linux command to list all available fonts via fontconfig?|
Please see my prior note.
From the Additional Information field:
'... validate against the output of "fc-list", ...'
Font names are terminated by a colon, but otherwise there seems to be little limitation on what's allowed in a font name (entries on my system contain spaces, underscores, accented characters, and Hangul). Both names and styles may be single entries or comma-separated lists. Examples:
DejaVu Sans Mono:style=Book
DejaVu Sans Mono:style=Bold
Bodoni MT,Bodoni MT Condensed:style=Condensed Bold Italic,Negreta cursiva,tučné kurzíva,fed kursiv,Fett Kursiv,Έντονα Πλάγια,Bold Italic,Negrita Cursiva,Lihavoitu Kursivoi,Gras Italique,Félkövér dőlt,Grassetto Corsivo,Vet Cursief,Halvfet Kursiv,Pogrubiona kursywa,Negrito Itálico,Полужирный Курсив,Tučná kurzíva,Fet Kursiv,Kalın İtalik,Krepko poševno,Lodi etzana
I can work on a patch.
I think of using a new "fontcheck" method to replace the "filepath" method currently used. Basically that method will check the current RRDTool setting used and validate the font field content based on that.
* for <1.3 check the validity of the file path
* for >=1.3 check the font name using fc-match like this :
[code][cacti@cthulhu:~] (5) > fc-match "DejaVu Sans Mono"
DejaVuSansMono.ttf: "DejaVu Sans Mono" "Book"[/code]
(Basically validate that fc-match returns one and single line only)
It will also need an additional setting for the location of fc-match binary.
That'll be my first patch for this project. Any advice on patch submitting ?
would be best.
Please remember to verify windows as well
SVN#5331 for 087e
SVN#5332 for 088
|Claims "fixed in 0.8.7e", but that version was released months ago. "Fixed in" should be set to the stable release that features the fix.|
|Is this really fixed Reinhard? Do we now have FontPath? Did not look. If so, have tony release a patch.|
edited on: 2009-11-24 15:47
This was indeed fixed. I just verified it.
To ccf: we set "fixed in" to the base version were we (are going to) release the patch. So it is meant to be read as:
Fixed in 087e by applying the patch.
I only am not able to verify this for windows.
And I just saw, that the fix is not THAT good. It only works on rrdtool 1.3, not on 1.4 which is bad. I will have to rework.
|2009-06-28 12:43||ccf||New Issue|
|2009-07-01 09:15||TheWitness||Note Added: 0004166|
|2009-07-01 09:16||TheWitness||Note Added: 0004167|
|2009-07-01 09:16||TheWitness||Status||new => feedback|
|2009-07-01 12:18||ccf||Note Added: 0004169|
|2009-09-16 06:51||Clipper||Note Added: 0004344|
|2009-09-26 06:21||gandalf||Status||feedback => assigned|
|2009-09-26 06:21||gandalf||Assigned To||=> gandalf|
|2009-09-26 06:22||gandalf||Note Added: 0004359|
|2009-10-03 16:46||gandalf||Note Added: 0004413|
|2009-10-03 16:46||gandalf||Status||assigned => resolved|
|2009-10-03 16:46||gandalf||Fixed in Version||=> 0.8.7e|
|2009-10-03 16:46||gandalf||Resolution||open => fixed|
|2009-10-05 13:37||ccf||Note Added: 0004428|
|2009-10-07 07:53||TheWitness||Note Added: 0004429|
|2009-11-24 15:46||gandalf||Note Added: 0004496|
|2009-11-24 15:47||gandalf||Note Edited: 0004496|
|2010-03-08 16:26||dkowis||Issue Monitored: dkowis|
|2010-05-20 04:23||bootc||Issue Monitored: bootc|
|2012-10-24 03:38||Linegod||Status||resolved => closed|
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