Setting boldMode to false does not disable the behaviour

Bug #194078 reported by Kevin Michael Smith on 2008-02-21
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
xterm (Debian)
Fix Released
Unknown
xterm (Ubuntu)
Low
Unassigned

Bug Description

Binary package hint: xterm

XTerm is double striking no matter what the boldMode, alwaysBoldMode, font, and fontBold resources are set to.

XTerm*.boldMode: false
XTerm*.colourBD: white
XTerm*.colourBDMode: true
XTerm*.freeBoldBox: true
XTerm*.font:-*-terminus-medium-*-*-*-16-*-*-*-*-*-*-*
XTerm*.boldFont:-*-terminus-medium-*-*-*-16-*-*-*-*-*-*-*
XTerm*.alwaysBoldMode: false

Gutsy x86-64, XTerm 229-1

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On Thu, Feb 21, 2008 at 18:41:23 -0000, Kevin Michael Smith wrote:

> XTerm is double striking no matter what the boldMode, alwaysBoldMode,
> font, and fontBold resources are set to.

Sounds like Debian bug#347790 (http://bugs.debian.org/347790).

Cheers,
Julien

Timo Aaltonen (tjaalton) on 2008-03-04
Changed in xterm:
importance: Undecided → Low
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in xterm:
status: Unknown → New
Changed in xterm:
status: New → Fix Released
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :
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This bug was fixed in the package xterm - 235-1ubuntu1

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xterm (235-1ubuntu1) intrepid; urgency=low

  * Merge from debian unstable, remaining changes:
    - Enabled URL highlighting
    - Changed rm -f to rm -rf .pc patches, fixes a bug when .pc is a directory
    - Updated maintainer field
  * Noteworthy changes since Hardy:
    - Correct initialization of bold- and wide-, wide-bold fonts, which may be
      set via the utf8Fonts subresource (Closes LP: #194078)

xterm (235-1) unstable; urgency=low

  * New upstream release.
    + adjust saved-cursor position if the window is resized while displaying
      the alternate screen (closes: #383384)
    + correct initialization of bold- and wide-, wide-bold fonts which may be
      set via the utf8Fonts subresource (closes: #347790)
  * Refresh patches 901_xterm_manpage.diff and 902_pointermode_never.diff.

xterm (234-1) unstable; urgency=low

  * New upstream release.
    + fix a case where an incorrect font was freed during initialization
      (closes: #471332)
    + improve resize computation for situations where the negotiation fails,
      by invoking the xterm widget's core-class resize method
      (closes: #365602)
  * Change doc-base section from `XShells' to `Terminal Emulators'; thanks,
    lintian!

xterm (232-1) unstable; urgency=low

  * New upstream release.
    + corrected logic in a font-cache used for reverse-video
      (closes: #404079)
    + allow building with configure options --disable-ansi-color and
      --disable-leaks (closes: #459817)
    + allow building with configure options --enable-wide-chars and
      --disable-c1-print (closes: #459816)
    + add pointerMode resource to control whether and when the pointer cursor
      is hidden as the user types; also fix it so it's really hidden instead
      of showing a black dot (closes: #460545)
    + add limit-checks to tabs.c, increase maximum column for setting
      tab-stops from 320 to 1024 (closes: #462621)
  * Set pointerMode to "never" by default, to restore pre-230 behaviour.
    Document that change in xterm.man (new patch 902_pointermode_never.diff).
  * Look for luit in /usr/bin, not /usr/X11R6/bin.
  * Refresh patches.
  * debian/control: luit is in x11-utils now, update Recommends and
    Description.
  * Add Vcs-* and Homepage fields in debian/control. Thanks, Joey Hess!
    (closes: #464947)

xterm (231-1) unstable; urgency=low

  * New upstream release
    + undo change to getXtermCell() from patch #230 using PACK_PAIR macro
      (closes: #459041, analysis by Caetano Jimenez Carezzato).

xterm (230-1) unstable; urgency=low

  * New upstream release.
    + do not treat Unicode BIDI control characters as combining characters
      (closes: #457634)
    + correct width-calculation used for adjusting proportional fonts, to work
      with wide-characters (closes: #441354)
    + make missing double-width glyphs display as double-width
      (closes: #456236)
    + fix an ifdef in logic for selecting regular expressions while in a
      narrow-character locale (closes: #449227)
  * koi8rxterm, its manpage and app-defaults file, and the uxterm manpage are
    now upstream, so remove our versi...

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Changed in xterm:
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
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