[Bug 497984] [qt] [pa_IN] Lohit Punjabi font showing empty square boxes in kde whereas same font works fine in gnome

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Wed May 6 05:04:44 UTC 2009

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--- Comment #32 from Parag <pnemade at redhat.com>  2009-05-06 01:04:44 EDT ---
(In reply to comment #29)
> See the languageForWritingSystem hack in this file:
> http://websvn.kde.org/trunk/qt-copy/src/gui/text/qfontdatabase_x11.cpp?revision=934499&view=markup
> for what I suspect to be the source of the breakage.
> In short, AFAICT (and if I'm not mistaken), this tries to look up "pa" in
> fontconfig, and if the lookup fails, it concludes Gurmukhi script is not
> supported.

I think it should succeed as
[parag at rawhide ~]$rpm -q --provides lohit-punjabi-fonts 
lohit-fonts-punjabi = 2.3.8-1.fc11
lohit-punjabi-fonts = 2.3.8-1.fc11

> Should this be patched to use "pa_IN", "pa_in" or "pa-in" instead of "pa" in
> that lookup table?

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