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Bug#170749: xfonts-scalable: runnxftcache in Speedo directory fails

This is the message from the man himself, resolving this
problem which I encountered a few weeks back.  -jwb

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Subject: Re: [Fonts]libXft 1.2 prevents xftcache from scanning Speedo fonts 
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Around 11 o'clock on Oct 7, Jeffrey Baker wrote:

> and I finally tracked it back to
> the latest version of libXft.so.1.2.  When this library was
> installed (from fontconfig.org sources), xftcache
> would fail with the message:
> Running xftcache in Speedo font directory...Can't scan
> directory "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Speedo"

xftcache is obsolete; use fc-cache instead.

Keith Packard        XFree86 Core Team        HP Cambridge Research Lab

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