r5766 - in trunk/BOOK: general/graphlib introduction/welcome

dnicholson at linuxfromscratch.org dnicholson at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue Mar 28 07:03:47 PST 2006


Author: dnicholson
Date: 2006-03-28 08:03:45 -0700 (Tue, 28 Mar 2006)
New Revision: 5766

Modified:
   trunk/BOOK/general/graphlib/fontconfig.xml
   trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
Log:
Suppress X font paths in Fontconfig

Modified: trunk/BOOK/general/graphlib/fontconfig.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/general/graphlib/fontconfig.xml	2006-03-28 14:59:36 UTC (rev 5765)
+++ trunk/BOOK/general/graphlib/fontconfig.xml	2006-03-28 15:03:45 UTC (rev 5766)
@@ -82,6 +82,9 @@
       also, or the <application>Fontconfig</application> build will fail.</para>
     </note>
 
+    <bridgehead renderas="sect3" condition="html" role="usernotes">User Notes:
+    <ulink url='&blfs-wiki;/Fontconfig'/></bridgehead>
+
   </sect2>
 
   <sect2 role="installation">
@@ -90,8 +93,9 @@
     <para>Install <application>Fontconfig</application> by running the following
     commands:</para>
 
-<screen><userinput>./configure --prefix=/usr --sysconfdir=/etc --disable-docs \
-    --with-docdir=/usr/share/doc/fontconfig-&fontconfig-version; &&
+<screen><userinput>./configure --prefix=/usr --sysconfdir=/etc \
+    --disable-docs --without-add-fonts \
+    --with-docdir=/usr/share/doc/fontconfig-&fontconfig-version;&&
 make</userinput></screen>
 
     <para>To test the results, issue: <command>make check</command>.</para>
@@ -117,6 +121,10 @@
     the documentation (the release tarball includes pre-generated
     documentation).</para>
 
+    <para><parameter>--without-add-fonts</parameter>: This switch disables
+    the automatic search for X Window System fonts which, if found, may
+    confuse some applications.</para>
+
     <para><parameter>--with-docdir=/usr/share/doc/fontconfig-&fontconfig-version;</parameter>:
     Though this parameter seems counter-intuitive following the preceding
     parameter to the <command>configure</command> command, it is used so that
@@ -172,6 +180,15 @@
         <primary sortas="g-AA.fonts">~/.fonts</primary>
       </indexterm>
 
+      <para>More information about configuring
+      <application>Fontconfig</application> can be found in the user's manual
+      at <ulink url="http://fontconfig.org/fontconfig-user.html"/>.  There are
+      additional configuration files shipped with
+      <application>Fontconfig</application> in <filename
+      class="directory">/etc/fonts/conf.d</filename> that will be enabled
+      if their names begin with 2 numbers, e.g.,
+      <filename>/etc/fonts/conf.d/10-autohint.conf</filename>.</para>
+
       <note>
         <para><application>X</application> also includes an internal (and
         older) version of <application>Fontconfig</application> and unless it

Modified: trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	2006-03-28 14:59:36 UTC (rev 5765)
+++ trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	2006-03-28 15:03:45 UTC (rev 5766)
@@ -45,9 +45,15 @@
       <para>March 28th, 2006</para>
       <itemizedlist>
         <listitem>
+          <para>[dnicholson] - Added --without-add-fonts back into Fontconfig
+          with a different note describing it's use.  Added more information
+          about configuring Fontconfig and a link to the user's manual.</para>
+        </listitem>
+        <listitem>
           <para>[dnicholson] - Reworked the fonts section of X Window System
           Components.  Added detailed description of both font services and
-          more links to available fonts.</para>
+          more links to available fonts.  Thanks to Alexander Patrakov, Andrew
+          Benton, Bruce Dubbs and Ken Moffat for their contributions.</para>
         </listitem>
         <listitem>
           <para>[dnicholson] - Added commands to make only TrueType fonts




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