[crux-devel] Ship core fonts on the 2.6 iso?

Clemens Koller clemens.ml at gmx.net
Sun May 10 23:04:38 UTC 2009

Hi There!

Tilman Sauerbeck schrieb:
> Hi,
> Juergen and me have begun some preparations for the 2.6 release
> (there's a todo list in the wiki at http://crux.nu/Wiki/TODO26).
> For our xorg ports, I've removed a couple of ancient modules that aren't
> in use anymore. I'm also considering shipping xorg without any core font
> packages (ie, drop the following packages from the iso:
> xorg-font-adobe-100dpi 
> xorg-font-adobe-75dpi 
> xorg-font-alias
> xorg-font-bh-100dpi 
> xorg-font-bh-75dpi 
> xorg-font-bitstream-100dpi 
> xorg-font-bitstream-75dpi 
> xorg-font-bitstream-vera 
> xorg-font-cursor-misc 
> xorg-font-misc-misc 
> A 'fixed' font and cursor fonts are built into libXfont these days, so
> -cursor-misc and -misc-misc can safely be removed. IMO shipping
> bitstream-vera suffices for the iso -- if users wish to use core fonts
> like -bitstream-100dpi they can install those from ports.
> Objections?

In my opinion:
Remove them and go with a - out of the box - working xorg configuration.



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