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



On Tue, Nov 26, 2002 at 04:48:49PM -0800, Jeffrey Baker wrote:
> This is the message from the man himself, resolving this
> problem which I encountered a few weeks back.  -jwb

Can't be obsolete; XFree86 4.3 is out.

Keith, I understand you wanting to drive a stake through the foul heart
of the traditional X font system in favor your far superior fontconfig
system, but won't someone *please* think of the children?

Er, that is, distributions who don't ship XFree86's CVS HEAD and call it
a release.

> ----- Forwarded message from Keith Packard <keithp@keithp.com> -----
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> Subject: Re: [Fonts]libXft 1.2 prevents xftcache from scanning Speedo fonts 
> From: Keith Packard <keithp@keithp.com>
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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 xftcache is obsolete; use fc-cache instead.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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G. Branden Robinson                |
Debian GNU/Linux                   |      Ignorantia judicis est calamitas
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