[Bug 578460] New: mkfontscale can generate index with '?'

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Summary: mkfontscale can generate index with '?'


           Summary: mkfontscale can generate index with '?'
           Product: Fedora
           Version: rawhide
          Platform: All
        OS/Version: Linux
            Status: NEW
          Severity: medium
          Priority: low
         Component: xorg-x11-font-utils
        AssignedTo: xgl-maint at redhat.com
        ReportedBy: jskarvad at redhat.com
         QAContact: extras-qa at fedoraproject.org
                CC: xgl-maint at redhat.com,
                    fonts-bugs at lists.fedoraproject.org
    Classification: Fedora
    Target Release: ---

Description of problem:
mkfontscale can generate index with '?'

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. wget
2. unzip MathFonts_TrueType_41.exe
3. mkfontscale
4. grep '?' fonts.scale

Actual results:
math3m__.ttf -misc-????-medium-r-normal--0-0-0-0-p-0-iso10646-1
math3m__.ttf -misc-????-medium-r-normal--0-0-0-0-p-0-microsoft-symbol
math3mb_.ttf -misc-????-bold-r-normal--0-0-0-0-p-0-iso10646-1
math3mb_.ttf -misc-????-bold-r-normal--0-0-0-0-p-0-microsoft-symbol

Expected results:
No output

Additional info:
This bug originates from the Bug #470619. According to "X Logical Font
Description Conventions" the '?' is not allowed in XLFD fields. If the fonts
are broken, the mkfontscale should fail.

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