Subject: Re: wscons and fonts
To: None <>
From: Guenther Grau <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 09/08/1999 11:03:42

der Mouse wrote:
> There was no program to switch a wscons screen over to using a new
> font, so I wrote a rudimentary one.  Is this something anyone would
> care for a copy of?  In the process, I discovered that struct
> is char *, rather than const char * - why?
> I intend to implement a way to free up a loaded font (provided of
> course it's not in use) and a way to find out what fonts are loaded.
> Is this something that's likely to be taken back, or are other efforts
> underway already?
> I've now got an 8x16 VGA font with ISO 8859-1 encoding.  Anyone want a
> copy? :)

IMHO we need such a tool and it should be checked into the tree.