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