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Re: problem with font policy

On Mon, 6 Oct 1997, Lawrence wrote:

> Manong Dibos wrote:
> > 
> > As of current, when a new font package is installed, the list of new fonts
> > that it provides is not propagated to the place in the system where such
> > information is usually kept.
> > 
> > In practicaly terms, this means that even though I have xfnt100 installed,
> > netscape does'nt see the helvetica fonts that it really wants.  Im sure
> > there are others with related problems out there.
> > 
> > Could it be made policy that installing a font package will make these
> > fonts be registered so that they are accessible through the font server by
> > default?  Are there any problems with such a scheme?
> I think I have filed a bug report for xfnt100 not updating
> /etc/X11/XF86Config.

And what about /etc/X11/xfs/config? A 'killall -USR1 xfs' in the postinst
script would also be nice.


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