Subject: Re: Add /usr/pkg/lib/X11/fonts into suse_fontconfig ?
To: Ian Zagorskih <>
From: Thomas Klausner <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/29/2005 01:26:20
On Fri, Oct 21, 2005 at 11:41:28AM +0700, Ian Zagorskih wrote:
> In order to use installed ms-ttf font package [and AFAIU any font package 
> instatted through pkgsrc] in Linux emulation apps i need to add the following 
> line into /emul/linux/etc/fonts/fonts.conf:
> ---cut---
>         <dir>/usr/pkg/lib/X11/fonts</dir>
> ---cut---
> Two obvious cases when i need it is Acroread7 or OpenOffice2-bin packages. Of 
> course sometimes i forget to add this fix and it takes some time for me to 
> recall what and where should be added.
> IMHO it's a good idea to automatically add default pkgsrc fonts path into 
> suse_fontconfig so for example ms-ttf fonts are enabled by default in gtk2 
> based Linux packages without any additional hacks, what do you think?

Sounds good. Care to provide a patch? :)