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- To: ports_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: fontconfig
- From: thuglife_(_at_)_bsd_(_dot_)_hu (Robert Nagy)
- Date: Sun, 29 Feb 2004 22:30:07 +0100
On Sun, Feb 29, 2004 at 01:24:43PM -0801, Jacob Meuser wrote:
> First, I realize that we are close to release, so I'm not considering
> any changes soon. This may not even be the best place to ask this
> question, but here goes ...
> I made a port for gimp-2.0pre3, because I want to use it. Anyway, it
> needs fontconfig 2.2.0. Our X has fontconfig 2.1.0.
> I made a port for fontconfig 2.2.0, but I don't think it's really a
> good idea to have 2 versions of a package installed. Not to mention,
> they both want their configs in /etc/fonts.
> So, I think I'm going to work fontconfig 2.2.0 into my X sources.
> My questiona are:
> Has anyone else tried merging fc 2.2.0 into their X tree yet?
> Does anyone know if fc 2.2.0 will break X programs and/or major
> ports like gtk+?
> If I'm successful with the merge, and there's no or easily fixed
> X/ports breakage, how likely would it be that fc in our
> X tree would be updated (the fc 2.2.0 files do not have
> the new XFree86 license)?
> Again, I know there are better things to do now, so please don't spend
> your precious time muling over my silliness.
gimp2 just works fine with fontconfig 2.1.0. Just edit the configure
script and decrease the needed version of fontconfig.
Robert Nagy <thuglife_(_at_)_bsd_(_dot_)_hu>
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