r5440 - trunk/BOOK/x/installing

Alexander E. Patrakov patrakov at ums.usu.ru
Mon Dec 26 05:32:26 PST 2005

Andrew Benton wrote:
> Alexander E. Patrakov wrote:
>> Why have you removed this? This FontPath is indeed included by 
>> default, but it is not at the very top of the Files section. Cyrillic 
>> users should move it.
> I removed it because we install Fontconfig. Fonts are not configured in 
> xorg.conf or XF86Config

Fonts for GTK2 and Qt (i.e., fonts accessible via Xft) are configured in 
fontconfig. Fonts for the core X protocol (i.e. for GTK1, Tk, Xaw and 
Motif) are still configured in xorg.conf. These obsolete toolkits know 
nothing about fontconfig.

Alexander E. Patrakov

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