[Xquartz-dev] The 2.1.0 package and Apple System Fonts
jeremyhu at berkeley.edu
Sun Dec 2 15:36:44 PST 2007
On Dec 2, 2007, at 14:17, Harald Hanche-Olsen wrote:
> + Jeremy Huddleston <jeremyhu at berkeley.edu>:
>> xfontsel doesn't use fontconfig as far as I can tell... It looks
>> like it's using xfs and I thought appending the paths to fs/config
>> would fix that, but it looks like that only fixes the problem if you
>> run xfs and don't use the built-in (compile-time AFAICT) font
>> directory list.
> The way I understand it is this: All X clients get font information
> from the X server, not from xfs.
Unless the server is configured to get ITS font information from xfs.
> Anyway, xfontsel and xlsfonts are regular X clients, so they get their
> information from the X server just like any other X client does.
Right, this is the mechanism they use to get fonts. This way is more
or less deprecated in favor of the fontconfig/libXft method which
doesn't involve the server.
> Anyway, I would have guessed that you might be able to just run
> mkfontscale and mkfontdir in /System/Library/Fonts and /Library/Fonts
> and then add them to the font path? It just might be worth a try.
I changed the compiled-in paths to include those dirs, but I still
don't see the fonts (listed in /Library/Fonts/fonts.dir) in xfontsel.
I'll need to look into it more.
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