Bug ID: 1498269
Summary: Noto Color Emoji and Noto Emoji fixed fonts cause a X
error in a tcl/tk script
QA Contact: extras-qa(a)fedoraproject.org
Created attachment 1333924
test script do demonistrate emoji fix font causing an X error
Description of problem:
The NCID (Network Caller ID) client is written in tcl/tk. When the
google-noto-emoji-fonts became part of the standard install for Fedora, the
ncid client would cause an X error and crash every time it scanned for fixed
fonts. The attached script was written to determine and verify the problem.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Reproducible every time test script run on Fedora 26 and also Fedora 25.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. run attached test script
X Error of failed request: BadLength (poly request too large or internal Xlib
Major opcode of failed request: 138 (RENDER)
Minor opcode of failed request: 20 (RenderAddGlyphs)
Serial number of failed request: 476
Current serial number in output stream: 539
Expected script not to cause an X error and crash.
Uncomment the two Noto Emoji font lines in testfonts.tk to not get the X error.
The bug is also reported at https://core.tcl.tk/tk/tktview/3767882e066523dc9ae4
but it is considered a font problem not a tk problem.
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