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Re: ms-ttf fonts MESSAGE

On Mon, 11 May 2009 08:03:57 -0500 (CDT)
"Jeremy C. Reed" <> wrote:

> > I just installed NetBSD 5.0 and wanted to also install the ms-ttf
> > fonts. I did what was told in MESSAGE but the fonts weren't not
> > listed by fc-list.
> > Some guys at #netbsd helped and we found that the 
> > /usr/pkg/lib/X11/fonts/ path has to be added to the 
> > /etc/fonts/fonts.conf file.
> > Shouldn't this be added to MESSAGE ?
> I think the fontconfig provided by NetBSD and by pkgsrc should have
> that path automatically. I think that is the first problem. But I
> don't see that problem with pkgsrc's fontconfig. And since you
> mention /etc/fonts/fonts.conf I guess the problem in in the base X11
> set.
Agreed -- I've run into (and commented on) similar problems in the past.

                --Steve Bellovin,

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