[Bug 401641] New: Add dependency on mkfontdir and mkfontscale: xorg-x11-font-utils

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           Summary: Add dependency on mkfontdir and mkfontscale: xorg-x11-
           Product: Fedora
           Version: f8
          Platform: All
        OS/Version: Linux
            Status: NEW
          Severity: low
          Priority: low
         Component: urw-fonts
        AssignedTo: than at redhat.com
        ReportedBy: terjeros at phys.ntnu.no
         QAContact: extras-qa at fedoraproject.org
                CC: fedora-fonts-bugs-list at redhat.com

Description of problem:

Original problem is that xfig is not finding fonts it needs. 

This is caused by missing fonts.scale and fonts.dir in 


Which should be created in %post (in urw-fonts package):

   umask 133
   mkfontscale %{fontdir} || :
   `which mkfontdir` %{fontdir} || :
   fc-cache %{_datadir}/fonts
} &> /dev/null || :

However mkfontscale and mkfontdir (why the funny `which mkfontdir` thing, btw?) 
is in the xorg-x11-font-utils package which urw-fonts have no requires line to.

Solution: add xorg-x11-font-utils to requires like this:

Requires(post): fontconfig xorg-x11-font-utils

I guess this problem in present in Fedora 7 too.


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