[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#284229: Bug#284229: bug #284229

Alexander E. Patrakov patrakov at ums.usu.ru
Sat Sep 22 05:24:37 UTC 2007

Michael Gilbert wrote:

> i still think this is a bug.  why does gnome behave differently than
> xfce?

Because there are two DPI values. One reported by "xdpyinfo | grep 
dots", and one reported by "xrdb -query | grep Xft.dpi". Gnome allows to 
set Xft.dpi, and even sets it by default if the DPI value reported by 
xdpyinfo is too small - which is a bug in gnome. If the user means "50 
DPI", gnome should obey slavishly and allow her to shoot herself in the 

Alexander E. Patrakov

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