Re: True Type fonts
Nathan E Norman wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 07, 2001 at 10:01:39PM -0800, Ian Zimmerman wrote:
> > >> Section "Files"
> > >> RgbPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/rgb"
> > >> FontPath "unix/:7101"
> > >> FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/truetype"
> > >> FontPath "/usr/lib/X11/fonts/misc/:unscaled"
> > >> FontPath "/usr/lib/X11/fonts/cyrillic/:unscaled"
> > >> FontPath "/usr/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi/:unscaled"
> > >> FontPath "/usr/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi/:unscaled"
> > >> FontPath "/usr/lib/X11/fonts/Type1/"
> > >> FontPath "/usr/lib/X11/fonts/Speedo/"
> > >> FontPath "/usr/lib/X11/fonts/misc/"
> > >> FontPath "/usr/lib/X11/fonts/cyrillic/"
> > >> FontPath "/usr/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi/"
> > >> FontPath "/usr/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi/"
> > >> ModulePath "/usr/X11R6/lib/modules"
> > >> EndSection
> > Stewart> Ok. I can leave the unix/:7101 uncommented and it starts x
> > Stewart> just fine. The truetype path is what is causing the "can't
> > Stewart> find default font 'fixed'" error.
> > Of course. The X server itself doesn't know iota about True Type.
> > Only xfstt understands them. So X gets some kind of error when
> > processing the truetype line (which shouldn't be there), and never
> > reads the rest of the paths, including the misc one (which is where
> > fixed resides).
> Not true. XF4 understands truetype just fine. XF3.x does not, so your
> comments do apply for XF3.x ...
> FWIW, XF4 and xfstt don't seem to get along very well.
Now I don't understand. XF4 includes support for True Type Fonts, but
this support is based in xfs-xtt, or is native to the X server. I'm in
doubt because I got xfs-xtt running in an X4.0.2 system.
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