Subject: Re: fontconfig and /etc/font/ on NetBSD ?
To: Frederick Bruckman <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: tech-x11
Date: 02/17/2003 15:42:45
Frederick Bruckman <> writes:
> That doesn't seem to be the case. Examining the code for "xdm", "xfs",
> and "rstart", the rule seems to be, that a single path for the default
> config file is passed in through a define on the compiler command
> line. It wouldn't be hard to code differently, it's more a question of
> setting policy. I suppose you would pass in a search path, like
> $(USRLIBDIR)/$progname:/etc/X11/$progname, and a plain file-name,
> instead of a full path. What are the chances the XFree86 people would
> go for something like that?

I've found that in general they are very amenable to new functionality
if they are approached in a rational manner. I would try.

Perry E. Metzger