[vdr] [ANNOUNCE] VDR developer version 1.5.3

Darren Salt linux at youmustbejoking.demon.co.uk
Fri Jun 15 17:08:49 CEST 2007


I demand that Klaus Schmidinger may or may not have written...

[snip]
> When I do
>      const char *font_name = "sans-serif";
>      FcInit();
[snip fontconfig bits]
>      fprintf(stderr, "font '%s'\n", s);//XXX
>      free(fc_pattern);
>      FcFini();
> it prints
>   font '/usr/share/fonts/truetype/arial.ttf'
> which looks good. However, when I use "courier" instead of "sans-serif", I
> get
>   font '/usr/share/fonts/URW/n022003l.pfb'
> which is not a truetype font and therefore can't be used with VDR's font
> rendering.

Why can't it? I was under the impression that freetype could handle
Postscript fonts...

[snip]
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