Re: some font ugliness with XF86 4.3 on woody
On Don, 2003-03-20 at 17:52, Christian Guggenberger wrote:
> On Thu, 2003-03-20 at 17:46, Michel Dänzer wrote:
> > On Don, 2003-03-20 at 17:41, Christian Guggenberger wrote:
> > > On Thu, 2003-03-20 at 17:33, Michel Dänzer wrote:
> > > > On Mit, 2003-03-19 at 22:00, Christian Guggenberger wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > sorry for causing noise on the list. Yeah I know, Ralf's XFree 4.3 woody
> > > > > backports are not supported in any way, but maybe someone of you could
> > > > > give me a hint to solve my Problems.
> > > > > I testet X 4.3 debs from Ralf, and they seem to run stable. However, I
> > > > > have some bad fonts when it comes to maple ( a commercial, symbolic math
> > > > > program) math outputs. They didn't come to daylight when using plain
> > > > > woody, nor when using unstable plus Daniel's XFree 4.3 debs.
> > > > > I've two little screenshots available, maybe someone has an idea, when
> > > > > looking at them. Can this be a fontconfig issue?
> > > >
> > > > I doubt Maple uses fontconfig yet. I'd rather double check the
> > > > configuration of the traditional X fonts.
> > >
> > > I just found a way to get the right fonts back with maple: Don't load
> > > the freetype module in XF86Config...
> > The font paths are probably laid out such that the scalable fonts the
> > freetype module handles come before the bitmap fonts.
> I've configured 'em that way:
> Section "Files"
> ModulePath "/usr/X11R6/lib/modules"
This is redundant and potentially harmful BTW.
> FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/misc/"
> FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Speedo/"
> FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Type1/"
Try moving this...
> FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi/:unscaled"
> FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi/:unscaled"
> FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi/"
> FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi/"
Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper)/ Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc) developer
XFree86 and DRI project member / CS student, Free Software enthusiast