Subject: Re: fonts/TTF or fonts/TrueType?
To: None <tech-pkg@NetBSD.org>
From: Perry E. Metzger <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/28/2003 12:19:17
"Julio M. Merino Vidal" <email@example.com> writes:
>> Currently all font packages providing truetype fonts
>> install into the TrueType subdir; XFree86 comes with
>> a TTF dir by default.
>> Is there any reason not to make our fonts install into
>> TTF instead, too?
> IMO, all of them should install into TTF (no need to change X configuration
> when installing new fonts, for example). Probably, they are installed in
> their own directory to avoid problems while generating the fonts database --
> but as we now have fonts.mk, there is now problem in sharing the same
> directory for multiple packages.
We should fix all the other fonts packages that create their own dirs
for no good reason to install into standard dirs, too.
Perry E. Metzger firstname.lastname@example.org