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Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc/fonts/dejavu-ttf

On Fri, 23 Jul 2021 13:04:23 -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
>> (1) make the (install-time) font registration optional - No X, nothing
>> to register. I wrapped this pattern up as "Use FEATURE if available,
>> move on if not", which is what you (strongly) reacted to.
> With the caveats/extended description in the reply I just sent about
> abs@'s proposal, I think we might be converged.
> The skip optional shouldn't lead to
>   install font package
>   install some parts of modular X
> not having the font caches built, where they would been in the opposite
> install order.

That's a tough nut to crack cleanly - AFAIK there is no list of font 
directories that a (later installed) mkfontdir could process.

Essentially, just like with switching X11 from native to modular, you'd 
probably have to rebuild all when you switch from 
PKG_DEFAULT_OPTIONS=-x11 to a setup based on X11.


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