Re: TrueType font policy / best practices?
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> defoma is a font registry. If you register your fonts through defoma,
> they are made available to both fontconfig and x-ttcidfont-conf (and
> other font-using stuff). The purpose of the latter is to provide a
> fontpath for legacy X applications that don't use fontconfig.
The latter one does not always work, i.e. xcin and xfontsel. However I
cannot figure out why it does not work. The fonts are simple not found,
but xlsfonts displays them. So, until this mess is solved I create
manual entries in the traditional location /usr/lib/X11/fonts/TrueType/
and add the path before the defoma ones. This way all applications can
see the fonts. The only thing is: the fonts size to choose in xfontsel
is only 17, even if there are other entries in fonts.alias. BUt I
suppose this has nothing to do with Debian...
Arne Götje (高盛華) <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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