Xft support in dmenu is missing

Bug #1093745 reported by Javier López
This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
suckless-tools (Debian)
Fix Released
suckless-tools (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

dmenu in suckless-tools doesn't provide xft support, it would be great to add it, there're available patches for dmenu 4.2 (suckless-tools 38-2) [0], dmenu 4.4.1 (suckless-tools 39-1) [1] and dmenu 4.5 (still not packaged) [2]


    $ dmenu_run -fn "Liberation Mono-8"
dmenu: warning: cannot load font 'Liberation Mono-8'

[0] http://lists.suckless.org/dev/att-6474/dmenu-4.2.1-xft-cleanup-db.patch
[1] http://tools.suckless.org/dmenu/patches/dmenu-4.4.1-xft.diff
[2] http://tools.suckless.org/dmenu/patches/dmenu-4.5-xft.diff

I created a version with this patch available here (dmenu package)


description: updated
description: updated
Changed in suckless-tools (Debian):
status: Unknown → New
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Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in suckless-tools (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in suckless-tools (Debian):
status: New → Fix Released
description: updated
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