[lug] Font installation question

Michael J. Hammel mjhammel at graphics-muse.org
Wed Oct 27 11:44:12 MDT 1999

Thus spoke Gary Masters
> Doesn't RedHat 6.0 use the font server (xfs)?  Will it work correctly

Don't know.  I run 5.2.

> to have part of the fonts accessed via xfs and others via a more
> typical FontPath directive?

The X server doesn't care.  You tell can tell it to look in any number of
places or query any number of daemons for font information.

> If the answer to the second question is no, perhaps it would work out
> better to add that font to the xfs configuration, and restart xfs.

Dunno.  I don't know what the advantage to using xfs is over using the X
server directly, unless xfs supports TrueType fonts (I use xfstt for that).
Michael J. Hammel           |      Knowledge comes,
The Graphics Muse           |      but wisdom lingers.
mjhammel at graphics-muse.org  |            Tennyson, "Locksley Hall"

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