[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#502925: Bug#502925: xfce4-terminal: new fonts are not available until all terminals closed

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Mon Apr 11 08:27:53 UTC 2011

On lun., 2008-10-20 at 18:09 -0400, Michael S. Gilbert wrote:
> if new fonts are installed, xfce4-terminal will not recognize them until
> all of its processes are stopped.  this can be problematic because
> user's will expect the new options to be available immediately. also, if 
> the user is running a long process in one of their xfce4-terminals, they
> will have to wait until that is complete before they can make a change
> (some of the things that i run take days...).
> i suggest that the font list should instead be when the user opens the
> preferences dialog rather than at application start up. 

As noted by the "fixed-upstream" usertag, this as been committed to Xfce
master, but only after 4.8 release so it'll be part of 4.10.


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