DDEUtils/Font_FindFont interaction

John Tytgat John.Tytgat at aaug.net
Thu Feb 26 13:00:16 PST 2004


In message <ca63e5864c.peter at chocky.org>
          Peter Naulls <peter at chocky.org> wrote:

> In message <390bd5864c.peter at chocky.org>
>           Peter Naulls <peter at chocky.org> wrote:
> 
> > It seems that the recent changes to Unixlib to with "@" given to
> > DDEUtils in Unixlib cause Font_FindFont to fail with "<path> is a
> > directory".  Where <path> is the CSD.  Note that this only occurs for
> > fonts that aren't previously cached.
> 
> It's been pointed out that this was discussed in January in the
> "Possible pre-main or unixlib problem" thread; however, without
> resolution.

It has been identified as a problem in DDEUtils and fixed in the upcoming
RISC OS Adjust release.  I haven't found the time yet to try out the trivial
workaround by canonicalising "@" into a full path and use the result instead.
I *think* that should work as workaround.

John.
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