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Re: X Server 1.19.6-2 , xset does not add ghostscript fonts for xfig

On 3/20/2018 2:13 PM, Achim Gratz wrote:
Ken Brown writes:
The 35 core postscript fonts are now in
/usr/share/fonts/urw-base35. But I'm not sure what you have to do to
make xfig find them.

I just looked at Fedora's xfig packaging
(, and the two most
recent commits fix issues with the urw fonts.  So maybe Cygwin's xfig
needs something similar.

I might do that although these patches look extra hairy.  But, reading
the commit messages I start to wonder if it's not the URW font package
that needs fixing (there might still be a need to patch some things in
xfig)?  I'd not want to fl<y in some patches that don't actually fix the
problem, but just shove it further out.

What a mess!

There's a comment just yesterday at

suggesting that there will be some Fedora changes in the urw font package coming this week. So let's wait for the dust to settle, and then I hope we can just copy whatever solution Fedora comes up with.


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