xfsinfo man page

xfsinfo — X font server information utility

Synopsis

xfsinfo [-server servername]

Description

Xfsinfo is a utility for displaying information about an X font server. It is used to examine the capabilities of a server, the predefined values for various parameters used in communicating between clients and the server, and the font catalogues and alternate servers that are available.

Options

-server servername
This option specifies the X font server to contact. servername must be specified in one of the formats defined in the Font Server Names section of X(7). If not specified, the server name in the FONTSERVER environment variable is used.
-version
This option prints the program version and exits.

History

Xfsinfo was originally called fsinfo. It was renamed to avoid a clash with the fsinfo utility from the Berkeley automounter amd.

Example

The following shows a sample produced by xfsinfo.

example% xfsinfo -server hansen:7100
name of server:	hansen:7100
version number:	1
vendor string:	Font Server Prototype
vendor release number:	17
maximum request size:	16384 longwords (65536 bytes)
number of catalogues:	1
	all
Number of alternate servers: 2
    #0	hansen:7101
    #1	hansen:7102
number of extensions:	0

Environment

FONTSERVER
To get the default fontserver. The server name must be specified in one of the formats defined in the Font Server Names section of X(7).

See Also

xfs(1), fslsfonts(1), X(7).

Author

Dave Lemke, Network Computing Devices, Inc

Referenced By

xfs(1).

xfsinfo 1.0.5 X Version 11