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From: Troy Dack <tad@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] xfree
Date: Thu, 29 May 2003 13:30:14
Message-Id: 1054215135.20223.10.camel@carbon.internal.lan
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] xfree by Seemant Kulleen
1 On Thu, 2003-05-29 at 14:12, Seemant Kulleen wrote:
2 > Hi All,
3 >
4 > Well, I've checked in a masked -r3 ebuild for xfree-4.3.0. In it, I have the fonts moved into /usr/share/fonts. I would like this to undergo testing, and also I would like some opinions/feedback on this move. Just to catch everyone up: I'll be moving the fonts packages in portage all to media-fonts categories, and make them install into /usr/share/fonts instead.
5 >
6 > Additionally, the roadmap for -r3 is to remove ALL font building from xfree entirely and shove them into separate packages. The two possible exceptions will be 75dpi and 100dpi fonts, but even those might move and become PDEPENDs.
7 >
8 > As such, the current -r3 in portage is just part way there.
9 >
10 > I am very interested in opinions before I proceed along this path.
11 >
12 > Thanks,
14 /etc/X11/XF86Config.example has the wrong font paths
16 Other than that it seems OK so far (but you changed my cursor, now I
17 have to find that damned file again!)
19 I'll see what:
20 X -configure
21 does shortly.
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Re: [gentoo-dev] xfree Troy Dack <tad@g.o>