[GRASS-dev] font path question for Linux and Windows

Michael Barton michael.barton at asu.edu
Mon Apr 30 11:02:05 EDT 2007

Fixed and committed the Cygwin setting and a TclTk typo bug. Someone else
already fixed the x11/X11 issue.


On 4/30/07 1:02 AM, "Glynn Clements" <glynn at gclements.plus.com> wrote:

> Michael Barton wrote:
>>>>> BTW, with Cygwin, I would suggest starting with $WINDIR/Fonts,
>>>>> converted to a Cygwin path, e.g. "cygpath -u $WINDIR/fonts". Windows
>>>>> is likely to have more fonts than Cygwin.
>> Can I specify this location for both MySys and Cygwin systems by using the
>> TclTk syntax...
>> set fontpath [file joint $WINDIR "Fonts"]
>> and letting it work differently for each system? Or do I need to have
>> set fontpath [exec cygpath -u $WINDIR/fonts]
>> for Cygwin (or something different) ?
> AFAICT, you'll need to convert it explicitly for Cygwin:
> % puts $env(WINDIR)
> % puts [file join $env(WINDIR) Fonts]
> C:\WINDOWS/Fonts
> % puts [file join [exec cygpath -u $env(WINDIR)] Fonts]
> /cygdrive/c/WINDOWS/Fonts

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School of Human Evolution & Social Change
Center for Social Dynamics & Complexity
Arizona State University

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