Subject: Re: fonts/TTF or fonts/TrueType?
To: None <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/28/2003 12:19:17
"Julio M. Merino Vidal" <> 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, 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