In article <1238716328.7159.17.camel@duiker>,
John-Mark Bell <jmb(a)netsurf-browser.org> wrote:
On Thu, 2009-04-02 at 19:09 +0100, Dave Symes wrote:
> Updated Netsurf to Yesterdays (1st April) version.
> The message reads "Scanning fonts-please wait" So how many hours does
> one wait while the machine is frozen literally, for this scan to
> After a substantial amount of time at Times.New.Roman and 88% showing
> on the hourglass the only way I could get control of the machine was a
> back button reset.
> Eventually, the only way I could get Netsurf to behave was temporarily
> switch off all the fonts in my Font manager.
Are you sure that you haven't added any new fonts recently? The
scanning code has not been changed for years. NetSurf's log file should
shed some light on which font is currently causing problems.
Not added any new fonts for quite a while... many months at least.