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Re: Where should the modular X11R7 fonts get installed to?



On Sun, 2005-11-06 at 11:28 -0500, Mike A. Harris wrote:

> 
> I believe Owen, or whoever set up our default fonts.conf configuration,
> intentionally selected only the above specific /usr/X11R6 font
> directories, in order to pick up the scaleable Type1 and OTF fonts
> that come with X, intentionally excluding all of the ugly bitmap
> fonts and other weirdo fonts from being seen by fontconfig.

bitmap fonts can be turned off in new fontconfig

> 
> If we put all of the fonts into /usr/share/fonts, then fontconfig
> will see all of them now, and this might cause you to get a different
> font than you expected for a given name, whereas fontconfig would
> not have seen them all before.

They can also be blacklisted in new fontconfig


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