On Sun, 27 Feb 2005, francesco manaresi wrote:
i'm a new gretl user, using Mac OS X 10.3.3, downloaded the new
gretl.dmg suggested by the guy in this ml, and substituted the
string in gretl.sh as suggested by the website. Still, I cannot do
anything with gretl, because everytime i try modelling with OLS or
do something more than simply "open" a sample dataset i receive
this message on xterm:
** (gretl_x11:638): WARNING **: All font failbacks failed!!!!
I'd really like to get to the bottom of this, but I don't have a
Panther system to test on. You're using the new gretl.dmg from
ricardo.ecn.wfu.edu? Can you tell me what error message you get if
you _don't_ remove the line "GDK_USE_XFT=1"?
Also, this might be useful: in an X terminal, you could try the
This should show some details of the X server, including the "Font
Path" entry, which provides a list of the font folders used by X11.
If you could send me a listing of the font files in those folders
that might give a clue. The following shell script should produce a
FPATH=`xset -q | grep -C1 Font | head -3 | tail -1`
for d in $FPATH; do
echo "Listing of $d"
ls -al $d