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

On Wed, Nov 27, 2002 at 03:32:22PM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 26, 2002 at 11:17:25PM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> > 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.
> Sorry, I meant "not out" (yet).  Too busy coming up with fun metaphors
> in the next paragraph to be clear.
> > 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.
> Is anyone even interested in finding and fixing the problems with
> xftcache?

Sure, I'll take a look.  But it means I need to screw up my
system with fontconfig and xft2 again.  Anyone have .debs
for those two?


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