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Re: TrueType and non-free X fonts?

Branden Robinson <branden@debian.org> wrote:
>On Mon, Mar 26, 2001 at 07:00:40PM +0300, Anton Zinoviev wrote:
>> The packages sharefont and freefont (they contain non-free fonts)
>> place the fonts in sharefont and freefont subdirectories.  I think
>> that there is good reason about this -- we don't want to make these
>> fonts available to the font server by default.  Isn't it better if
>> each package with non-free fonts installs them in its own subdirectory
>> of /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts?

FWIW, since I was doing QA uploads of freefont and sharefont anyway to
sort out /usr/doc, I moved their fonts to
/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Type1. Given the fonts.scale policy, it
simplifies both packages drastically.

Colin Watson                                     [cjw44@flatline.org.uk]

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