Subject: Re: Fonts are ... suboptimal
To: Martin Husemann <email@example.com>
From: Tyler Retzlaff <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/13/2004 22:22:24
On Saturday 10 April 2004 22:00, Martin Husemann wrote:
> # use as much of base xsrc install as possible
> PREFER_NATIVE= MesaLib Xft2 Xrandr Xrender expat fontconfig \
> freetype2 glu randrext render xcursor yes
> PREFER_PKGSRC= no
No flame, but one comment I happen to agree that the pkgsrc default for these
vars suck. I have complained but was ignored/not heard. I'm told the
detection of native items is a problem that will be fixed after the the
pkgsrc branch (which has come and gone).
> So, my questions to you all:
> - how are we going to proceed with this mess?
> - can we make a knob to leave out all true type support and fonts when
> building X?
I would be happy for there to be a knob for this, no time to actually do it
myself though. I'l look at patches if someone else wants to do it.