r1306 - in trunk/packages: Xorg-modular fontconfig fonts-arphic fonts-baekmuk fonts-dejavu fonts-kochi freefont xfce/desktop-files

Alexander E. Patrakov patrakov at ums.usu.ru
Sat Dec 24 07:55:14 PST 2005

Alexander E. Patrakov wrote:

> Alexander E. Patrakov wrote:
>> alexander at linuxfromscratch.org wrote:
>>> Removed all bitmap fonts
>> Yes, I did exactly this. This saved 25 MB from the ISO size. But this 
>> also made the non-XFT font setup very crippled (read: unusable). From 
>> now on, applications that need fonts like 
>> -misc-fixed-medium-r-normal--18-120-100-100-c-90-iso8859-1 will fail 
>> to find such fonts. Such applications are usually broken WRT i18n 
>> anyway, and shouldn't be present on the LiveCD.
>> This removal has absolutely no effect on applications that use Xft, 
>> e.g. on all gtk2 apps.
> Whoops. This (?) also causes Firefox and Thunderbird to segfault on 
> startup. Will fix after more investigation.
The reason must be different: there's no segfault with full X11R7.0 
(i.e. all apps and libs) but exactly the same font setup. I suspect that 
the problem (libXp?) will just go away if one does a full rebuild. 
Justin: could you please verify this?

Alexander E. Patrakov

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