Re: d-i font switch support [Was: Debian Wheezy software speech installer missing the hungarian language]
Samuel Thibault, le Sun 26 Aug 2012 01:32:57 +0200, a écrit :
> Samuel Thibault, le Fri 10 Aug 2012 12:21:17 +0200, a écrit :
> > Cyril Brulebois, le Fri 10 Aug 2012 12:09:51 +0200, a écrit :
> > > Samuel Thibault <email@example.com> (10/08/2012):
> > > > That being said, it would be possible to have 8859-1 and 8859-2 fonts on
> > > > the CDs, to be loaded when a language is selected (as well as -3, -4,
> > > > etc.). It would permit to enable quite a few more spoken language (about
> > > > 20).
> > > >
> > > > That however requires some work, room on the images, and discussion,
> > > > I don't know if we'll have time for that before the release which is
> > > > already very close.
> > >
> > > Any estimation on the amount of needed extra space we're talking about?
> > setfont is 40K, something like a dozen fonts would be needed, each of
> > them around 2K (compressed), so that would be something of 60K, not that
> > much indeed.
> I've given a try, it does work (try
> http://dept-info.labri.fr/~thibault/tmp/mini.iso ) with the attached
I have now pushed them to console-setup, localechooser and
debian-installer. As I said, BSD people might want to have a look to
improve their console language support:
> This patch could actually be useful to BSD people, as they don't have
> bterm support: they could use font switch to support level2 languages in
> their text mode. I'm not sure how that is done however, it seems a
> screen map also has to be loaded. A vidcontrol-udeb would have to be
> introduced at least.